Applications for Licensure


Apprentice License

A Nevada Ophthalmic Apprenticeship lasts between 1 and 3 years and prepares the licensee to become a licensed dispensing optician. For more information on the board's apprenticeship requirements, please read the Apprenticeship Requirements document below.

Ophthalmic Dispenser License

If you are a Nevada apprentice who has completed all the requirements of your apprenticeship and are ready to apply for your Optician's License, please log in to your account and access the application under "Forms".

    Special Ophthalmic Dispenser License

    For applicants transferring from out of state who have the equivalent experience of a Nevada licensed ophthalmic dispenser and are ready to take the state board examination.