CE Credit and Licensing Requirements by State

Every state has different licensing and continuing education requirements. Some states don’t accept online CE credits. Select your state below and learn more about your state’s specific requirements.

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Exam: ABO & NCLE
License Renewal Period: Every 2 years
Mandatory Continuing Education: 12 hours every three years if ABO, 18 hours every three years if NCLE and 21 hours every three years if ABO & NCLE

California State Board of Optometry
Department of Consumer Affairs
2450 Del Paso Road, Suite 105
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 575-7170