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        Board Email:Contact.Opticianry@llr.sc.gov
        Board Phone:(803) 896-4681
        Administrator:April Koon
        Board Staff:Missy Jones
        Advice Counsel:   Mary League   **
        Directions:110 Centerview Dr, Columbia SC

**The Office of Advice Counsel is responsible for
providing legal advice to all Boards, Commissions
and Panels. These attorneys do not provide legal
advice to parties outside LLR.

South Carolina Board of Examiners in Opticianry

License Renewal for Opticians and Contact Lens Dispensers

License renewal requirements for Opticians and Contact Lens Dispensers are due by October 1 of odd numbered years.

A complete renewal must include all of the following:

  • Renewal Fee

  • Continuing Education Credit - Submit proof of CE only if requested by Board:

    • Eight hours (for opticians)

    • Two additional hours if the optician has a contact lens dispensing license

  • Complete online renewal process

A late fee of $25 per license will be charged after October 1.

All licenses automatically lapse after a 30 day late period, but can be reinstated within a two year period by submitting a $50 fee per license, all back fees, and all continuing education hours by permission from the Board.

Synergy Business Park; Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, S.C. 29210
(803) 896-4300 | Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.

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