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Renewal notices are sent approximately ninety (90) days prior to the expiration date. License holders with valid email addresses on file will be emailed the renewal notice. Those who do not have valid email addresses on file will be mailed the license renewal notice; this notice is mailed to the address of record with the board. The board has no way of knowing whether or not a notice reaches its destination; therefore, when a notice has been emailed to a valid email address or mailed, the duty of the board has been performed.
Online renewal is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for most license renewals. Online renewal takes only minutes, and your renewal will be processed and available for verification the next business day.
The board may classify a license as inactive if the board receives written notification from a licensee that the licensee will not maintain an office or practice optometry in Indiana. The renewal fee for an inactive license is ($84.00). The holder of an inactive license is not required to fulfill continuing education requirements set by the board.
If a licensee renews his/her optometry license on inactive status they are not eligible to renew their optometric legend drug certificate.
The Board may issue a license to the holder of inactive license if the applicant:
After three (3) years of expiration an optometry license may be reinstated by completing the following:
You may have the name changed on your licensure records by submitting a copy of a name change document such as a marriage certificate, divorce decree, social security card, or court papers.
To renew your license by paper, you must select a document below. Print and mail the completed form with the required renewal fee to the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency. Checks should be made out to 'Indiana Professional Licensing Agency.' If the renewal form you need is not available, please contact the board by email at email@example.com.
Please send forms and documentation to:
Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: Indiana Optometry Board
402 West Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Information submitted should include your name, license number and profession.