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Indiana Professional Licensing Agency

PLA > Professions > Indiana Optometry Board > Application & Instructions for Optometry Licensure Application & Instructions for Optometry Licensure

CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIRED AS OF JULY 1, 2011Pursuant to Senate Enrolled Act 363 an individual applying for a optometry license with a postmark of July 1, 2011 or after shall submit to a national criminal history background check at the cost of the individual.   Please see the step-by-step directions located below on how to complete the fingerprinting process in order to process your criminal background check. 

APPLICANTS WILL NEED TO DOWNLOAD AND REVIEW ALL OF THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENTS PRIOR TO FILING AN APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE:

OPTOMETRIC LEGEND DRUG CERTIFICATE 

Indiana Optometry Board Statutes and Administrative Rule
A Indiana Optometry Board compilation from the Indiana Code and Administrative Code is available to Download:
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Indiana Professional Licensing Agency Statute
A compilation of the statutes governing professions regulated by the Boards and Commissions under the Professional Licensing Agency is available to Download:
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  • Optometry Statutes (IC 25-10)
  • Optometry Administrative Rules (Title 852)
  • Access to Health Records - Contact Lens Prescriptions (IC 16-39-1-1)
  • Uniform Standards of Practice (IC 25-1-9)
  • Federal Regulations - Title 16 Commercial Practices
        Chapter I Federal Trade Commission
        Part 315 Contact Lens Rule (Sec. 315.1-11)
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