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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Nebraska

No state board or license requirements.

ABO and/or NCLE Board Certified Opticians and/or Contact Lens Technicians must renew their certification every 3 years:

  • ABO Certified: Must earn 12 CECs (of which at least 6 hours are ABO-approved Ophthalmic CECs)
  • NCLE Certified: Must earn 18 CECs (of which at least 9 hours are NCLE-approved Ophthalmic CECs)
  • ABO and NCLE Certified: If you are jointly certified, for your ABO renewal, you may send in 9 ABO-approved CECs (of which at least 5 hours are ABO-approved Ophthalmic CECs); for your NCLE Renewal, you may send in 12 NCLE-approved CECs (of which at least 6 hours are NCLE-approved Ophthalmic CECs).