NYS Ophthalmic Dispensing Examination Information

Below you will find useful links to information pertaining to the examinations for Ophthalmic Dispensing and
Contact Lens Practical Examinations. (Please note that the Contact Lens examination is only given in the Fall).

 

 UPCOMING EXAMINATIONS

CANCELLED: Spring 2020 (Ophthalmic Dispensing Only) - April 27-28 

The New York State Ophthalmic Dispensing Practical Examination, scheduled for April 27-28, 2020, has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus.

Candidates who submitted applications for the Spring 2020 examination postmarked by the March 17 deadline will have their applications automatically forwarded to the Fall 2020 file; no new application or fee will be required for the Fall 2020 examination for these candidates.  The Fall examination will be held October 19-20, 2020, in Albany, New York.  Candidates will be notified of their eligibility for the Fall 2020 examination in September. 

If a candidate wishes to receive a refund of his/her application fee, he/she must notify Capitol Hill Testing Service in writing (at 230 Washington Avenue Extension, Suite 101, Albany, NY 12203) and CHTS will refund the application fee, less the $50.00 administrative fee.  All candidates who receive an application fee refund and wish to sit for the Fall 2020 examination MUST resubmit a new application and fee to CHTS.

 Candidates who submitted applications for the Spring 2020 examination postmarked after the March 17 deadline will, upon receipt of his/her application, be contacted regarding whether or not he/she wishes his/her application to be forwarded to the Fall 2020 file. 

Candidates who have questions are urged to contact the New York State Ophthalmic Dispensing Board at [email protected].

 
Fall 2020 (Ophthalmic Dispensing AND Contact Lens) - October 19-20

(To be held at the Polish Community Center - 225 Washington Avenue Ext., Albany, NY 12205)

Spring 2021 (Ophthalmic Dispensing Only) - April 12-13

(To be held at Capitol Hill Management Services - 230 Washington Ave Ext., Suite 101, Albany, NY 12203)

Ophthalmic Dispensing/Contact Lens Examination Application

 

Information on Ophthalmic Dispensing Practical Examination

Information on the Contact Lens Practical Examination 

Ophthalmic Dispensing/Contact Lens Examination Application

For more information, please contact Steve Grandin at (518) 462-6805 or [email protected].

 

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