Register as an Optometrist - Northern Territory

Description

You need to be registered to practise as an optometrist in Australia. Optometrists are involved in the measuring of vision, prescribing corrective lenses where necessary and detecting eye disease. The title of optometrist is protected and you must be registered to use it.

The types of activities considered a part of optometry may be updated or changed from time to time.

There are four different types of registration offered to practitioners:

  • general
  • limited
  • non-practising
  • student.

There is one endorsement for scheduled medicines available for optometrists with additional qualifications and expertise.

Please use the contact details below to find out more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for registration you must:

  • hold an approved qualification
  • meet the requirements stated in the registration standards.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

One year

Expiry

30 November

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
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Fees are listed on the attached document.

Administering agency

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Northern Territory Office

Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency

Operating address: Level 5
22 Harry Chan Avenue
Darwin, Northern Territory 0800
Mailing address: GPO BOX 9958
Darwin, Northern Territory 0801
Phone: 1300 419 495
Website: Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (Opens in new window)