To register at NSCDO as a non-practicing Optician you are required to submit the following to the registrar:.
If you are not registering online you can to submit the following to the registrar:
The above requirements can be submitted via email or using Canada Post along with a completed Non-Practicing Application and a cheque or money made payable to NSCDO for the appropriate fee. You can also make payment by credit card by providing your information and authorizing NSCDO to charge your credit card with a credit card authorization form. With this authorization a payment request can be emailed to you with a secure link to complete credit card payment.
Requirements can be sent to:
Nova Scotia College of Dispensing Opticians
Suite 342, Halifax Professional Centre
5991 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS B3H 1Y6
Alternatively, requirements can be dropped off at the above address.
When all requirements are received, the applicate can expect a response or issue of a license within 3 to 5 business days.
Annual renewal of the issued license is required in March of each year at which time Continuing Education Credits are required, 8 for Dispensing Opticians and 10 for Contact Lens Fitters.
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