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Optometrists & Opticians

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All optometrists and opticians providing services to the public in Singapore are required to be registered with the Optometrists and Opticians Board (OOB) and have a valid practising certificate.

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The Optometrists & Opticians Act (the “Act”) was passed in Parliament in July 2007 to regulate the practice of Optometry and Opticianry in Singapore. The purpose of regulation is to ensure that those who provide eye care services are properly trained and qualified. The Act establishes the Optometrists and Opticians Board (the "Board") to regulate optometrists and opticians.

All optometrists and opticians providing eye care services will need to be registered with the Optometrists & Opticians Board to continue practising or to start working as an optician or optometrist from 1 Jan 2008.

Under the Act, it is an offence to practise Optometry or Opticianry without a valid registration certificate and/or practising certificate.

All registered practitioners with the Board are required to be familiar with the act, its subsidiary legislations as well as the code of practice and guidelines. Please click here for more information.

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Our Registration Counter has moved!

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05 Aug 2014 08:31 We would like to inform you that our Registration Counter has been relocated from College Road .... 
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PRS system downtime from 23 November to 24 November 2013

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19 Nov 2013 17:45 Please be informed that all online applications will be unavailable from 23 November 2013 to 24.... 
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Launch of NEW Professional Registration System (PRS)

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26 Aug 2013 13:44 We are pleased to announce that the new PRS system is now ready for use. Registrants may log-in with.... 
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System Downtime from 13th August 2013 to 25th August 2013.

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07 Aug 2013 17:55 The Optometrists and Opticians Board (OOB) will be launching a new Professional Registration System .... 
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New Professional Registration System (PRS)

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07 Aug 2013 12:30 The Optometrists and Opticians Board (OOB) will be launching a new PRS system on 26th August 2013. .... 
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NOTICE ON CHANGES IN OOB OPERATIONS

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07 Aug 2013 11:10 NOTICE ON CHANGES IN OOB OPERATIONS           .... 
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User Guide for the New Professional Registration System (PRS)

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26 Aug 2013 13:29 The new PRS for OOB will be launched on 26th August 2013, 1400hrs You may download a copy of the us.... 
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Last Updated :  02 Sep 2014 17:39