Before applying for licensure, please familiarize yourself with the general licensing policies.
The Department may issue a license to an applicant who is a currently licensed practicing practitoner who holds a Council on Endorsed Licensure Mobility for Optometrists Certificate Issued by the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry (CELMO)
An applicant for licensure shall arrange for the submission of the following documentation directly to this office:
A completed, notarized application with photograph and fee of $565.00. The fee must be in the form of a bank check or money order payable to, “Treasurer, State of Connecticut”;
Verification of Council on Endorsed Licensure Mobility for Optometrists Certificate (CELMO) Issued by the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry;
If applicable, official verification, sent directly from each state licensing authority where the applicant holds or has held a license. Please contact the state prior submitted the form as a fee may be required.
All supporting documents shall be submitted directly from the souce to:
Connecticut Department of Public Health
410 Capitol Ave., MS# 12 APP
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
Phone: (860) 509-7603
Fax: (860) 707-1931