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Please note that your registration is granted in relation to your principal place of practice, therefore, you must inform the Board of any prospective change.

Upon receiving your change request and supporting documents, the Board will review your request and advise you accordingly via email.

While waiting for approval, you are to stop practising opticianry/ optometry at your new proposed workplace until you have received the approval from the Board.

Please click here for more details on the change request for workplace/supervisor.

Please be reminded that the Board has the power to review or cancel any registration if it is satisfied that the registered person has failed to comply with any condition to which his/her registration is subjected to. 


Please note that under section 13(4) of the Optometrists and Opticians Act, all registered optometrists and opticians, whether practising full time or part time, must inform the Board in writing of any change in his name, residential address, practice address or other particulars as may be prescribed, within 28 days of the occurrence of the change.

Any registered person who have stopped practice, either temporary or for good, must also notify the Board in writing on the change of practice status within 28 days of occurrence of the change.

Any person who fails to comply may be compounded by the Board as an offence and shall be liable to a fine not exceeding $1,000.

Update Particular Process (Applicable for practitioners holding full registration) 

All fully registered optometrists and opticians who wish to update their particulars on any changes to the following, please submit your update via Professional Registraton System (PRS):

  1.     Name;
  2.     Residential and/or Mailing address;
  3.     Residential Status;
  4.     Employments at primary practice address (includes change of outlet but within same company);
  5.     Employment at secondary practice address;
  6.     Email address;
  7.     Mobile number;
  8.     Any change or additional to his/her qualifications (you are required to submit an application for AQ)

With effect from 15 Jan 2017, all practitioners are required to log in PRS using SingPass & 2FA. Prior to proceed with your application, please refer to the process below.

For SingPass Eligible User:

Step 1 Log in PRS using your Singpass & 2FA  
Step 2             Documents required

- If you are updating changes to your name, please submit a deed poll and new NRIC.
- If you are updating/adding new employment with new address or change of optical shop name, a Bizfile and/or HR confirmation of the changes with the date of operation and full address of the outlet(s).
Step 3  Check all of your personal and employment details are updated accordingly, you would not be able to proceed if there is any missing field. Upload all the supporting documents and then click proceed/submit.
Step 4  We will process your application with complete documentation. Your new details will then be updated accordingly.

For Non-SingPass User:

You are required to apply for 2FA Onekey token in order to be able to access to your OOB PRS account.

To apply for 2FA One-key token, please follow the steps below:

Step 1             

Update Residency Status

Email a copy of your valid passport to enquiries@oob.gov.sg even you are holding a valid work permit in order for us to update your identification number to your passport number.

Step 2 

Log in PRS

Once you have received our notification that your details have been updated. Proceed to log in PRS using your registration number (Exxxxxxx) and password. If you have forgotten your password, you may click the reset password button for a new password.

Step 3 

Application for 2FA Onekey token

Key in the following detail of yours:
- Full name
- Passport number
- Email address
- Mailing address

Token will be issued and posted by Assurity (appointed vendor) and hence, a valid address is required.

Incorrect address may result to loss of parcel and you would have to submit a fresh application with new application fee.

Application fee (non-refundable) of $15 per token for local address.

Step 4  Processing time and delivery of token

- Processing of your application may take 1-2 weeks.
- If your application is successful, you may receive your 2FA token within 4 weeks. You should activate your 2FA token within the given timeframe.
- If you did not received your token after 4 weeks, please contact Assurity at 6566 3539 or email helpdesk@assurity.sg 
Step 5  Log in PRS using your registration number and password followed by one-time-password via 2FA and repeat the process stated above for SingPass User to update your particular. 



Last Updated :  30 Mar 2018 01:04