Hawaii Board Of Optometry
Due to COVID-19 and for the health and safety of both consumers and staff, walk-in services at the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs offices are available during abbreviated hours between 7:45 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Friday, until further notice. Please observe proper safety protocols (e.g., face covering and physical distancing) when visiting.
Staff will remain available during normal hours to meet the needs of the public over the phone and online. The public is strongly encouraged to continue calling in or utilizing the available online services. Contact information for each division is available at https://cca.hawaii.gov/contact/. For a full listing of online services please go to https://cca.hawaii.gov/covid19.
Optometry License Types
- TPA Certification
APPLICANT AND LICENSEE INFORMATION
Applicants and Licensees...
RENEWAL AND RESTORATION INFORMATION
- All Licenses regardless of issuance date, are subject to renewal by December 31 of every odd-numbered year.
|On-time renewals for the licensing period of January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2021|
|Renew Online: https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl|
|Renewal Postcard Reminder Mailout: November 1, 2019|
|Renewals accepted: November 4, 2019 to December 31, 2019|
|Renew By License Expiration Date: December 31, 2019|
Licenses not renewed by license expiration date are unlicensed and may not practice.
|On-Time Cost to Renew|
|Optometrist (OD) – $270.00|
|Forfeited licenses may be restored subject to meeting restoration requirements.|
|Cost to Restore (late renewal)|
|Optometrist (OD) – $320.00|
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