Application Forms

Form 1

For optometrists currently registered in Australia and requiring a skills assessment for migration purposes.

Form 2

For applicants holding a qualification in listed in Appendix B of the Assessment of Optometrists with Overseas Qualifications Explanatory Notes (click here).

Form 3

For applicants NOT holding a qualification in listed in Appendix B of the Assessment of Optometrists with Overseas Qualifications Explanatory Notes (click here).

Authority to Act

If you want someone such as a family member or other agent to deal with OCANZ on your behalf, you will need to indicate this by completing OCANZ’s Authority to Act form

From 1st July 2016, electronic applications by email will be accepted (refer to forms for further information). The application form must be accompanied by ORIGINAL documentation and attached electronically as individual 600dpi colour scans. All applications must be emailed directly to exam.manager@ocanz.org

Hard copy applications will be accepted by post until 31st December 2016. These applications must be accompanied by single sided certified copies of the original documentation.

Should OCANZ conclude that you are ineligible due to insufficient documentation, you will be given the opportunity to provide further information, however an additional fee will apply (refer to schedule of fees).

Applicants are only able to apply for the examination once they have been assessed as eligible. Please note that Form 2 applications take a minimum of 4 weeks to process, Form 3 applications take a minimum or 8 weeks to process.