South Carolina Board of Examiners in Optometry
A renewal notice is sent to licensees and requirements are due by October 1 of even numbered years.
All licenses automatically lapse November 1, but can be reinstated within a two year period through permission of the Board by submitting a $100 reinstatement fee, all back renewal fees, and all continuing education hours.
A complete renewal must include all of the following:
Optometrist- Per In State Location - $230
Optometrist- Out of State - $230
A $50 late fee will be charged during October.
Continuing Education Credit
Proof of 40 hours of continuing education; 16 of the 40 hours must be pharmacology or pathology related.