If you have NBEO examination scores reflecting passing scores for parts I, II, III and TMOD or been licensed in another jurisdiction you may qualify for an Initial License Click the "Apply Now" button below to begin the online application process.
An optometrist whose license has been lapsed for more than one year and who wishes to resume practice in Virginia shall apply for reinstatement. The executive director may grant reinstatement provided that:
The applicant can demonstrate continuing competence;
The applicant has satisfied current requirements for continuing education for the period in which the license has been lapsed, not to exceed two years; and
The applicant has paid the prescribed reinstatement application fee.