Important News Updates

  • It's that time again to renew your license -->>> See FAQs


  • The Board has moved to Paperless Licensure and no longer issues renewal certificates. The Board issues a wall certificate/ license to newly licensed optometrists. Licensees can visit the Board's website and  click on Verify a License to print a copy of the verification for their records or for submission to employers, insurers or credentialing organizations.


  • PIA Requests ( Public Information Act):
    The contact information for the Board's PIA designee is noted below. All requests should be directed to the individual as listed.

    Patricia G. Bennett, MSW
    Executive Director
    Maryland Board of Examiners in Optometry
    4201 Patterson Avenue #307
    Baltimore, MD 21215
    410-764-5994
    patricia.bennett@maryland.gov
    dhmh.maryland.gov/optometry


  • Patient Bill of Rights


  • Release of Eyeglass Prescription