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Applicant must meet stipulated criteria to be eligible to apply for registration:

  1. Possess an approved opticianry or optometry qualification (please refer to List of Approved Qualifications);
  2. Have an offer of employment as an optician or optometry in Singapore; and
  3. Be of good standing/reputation/character. 

All applications for registration must be submitted online via the Professional Registration System (PRS).

Please ensure that you have read and understood the instructions here before applying for registration. 


The Board will take a minimum of 3-4 weeks to process a standard application upon completion of documentation and payment. 

Failure to submit the requested documents will cause delays in the processing of your application. Application without the above required documents will be deemed as incomplete and will not be processed. 

If your application is approved, you will be receiving an appointment letter from the Board. You are required to complete the registration formalities in person before engaging in any practising opticianry/optometry. 

IMPORTANT NOTE: Applicant shall not engage in any act of optometry or opticianry pending the approval of your application. Any breaches would constitute to an offence and may have adverse implication to your application.

Last Updated :  23 Aug 2017 13:48