Overview of the assessment process (Overseas optometrist)

Are you an overseas trained optometrist who wants to work as an optometrist in Australia or New Zealand?

For information on fees go to Examination Fees

Do you hold an undergraduate/bachelor degree in optometry that allows admission to the Competency in Optometry Examination?

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Complete + submit FORM 2

Processing time: 4 weeks*

Form 2

Sit the Competency in Optometry Examination
(Written and Clinical exams)

Eligible to apply for limited registration in Australia, or Provisional Optometrist Scope of Practice in New Zealand.

Positive skills assessment issued **

Apply for general skilled migration

Unable to be registered as an optometrist in Australia or New Zealand