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To search for an optometrist or dispensing optician (including students), or a registered body corporate , enter details of the person or business you are looking for below.  More information about how to use the online registers can be found in our guide to using the registers

Every year we update our registers following the end of the yearly renewal period for student, fully qualified and business registrants. Registrants who have failed to renew their registration will be removed from the register on the first or second business day after 1 April (fully qualified and business registrants) or 1 September (student registrants). 

If you are unable to find a registrant or have a query about a registrants registration status, please contact our Registration team at or call us on +44 (0)20 7580 3898 (Option 1).

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