Licensing Area: Dispensing Optician
Contact Information for Frequently Called Numbers
Professional and Vocational Licensing
- Request an application
- Inquire about licensing requirements
- Applicants can check on the status of an application
- Inquire about licensee maintenance requirements
RICO Consumer Resource Center
(808) 587-3295 or (808) 587-4272
- Verify if a person is licensed
- Request prior complaints history on a licensee
- File a complaint on a licensee
Lee Ann Teshima
Residents on the neighbor islands may call by dialing the following toll free numbers followed by the last 5 digits of the phone numbers above and the # sign:
|Lanai & Molokai||1-800-468-4644|
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
- Dispensing Optician
Biennial July 1 every even numbered year.
On-time renewals for the licensing period of July 2, 2016 to July 1, 2018 begins on Monday, May 9, 2016 and ends midnight (HST) Friday, July 1, 2016.
Renewal postcard reminders for Dispensing Optician (DIO) license types will be mailed out May 6, 2016
All online renewals will need to be submitted through “MyPVL” at https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl
To be guaranteed a pocket card by July 1, 2016
Renewals should be submitted by June 1, 2016
Failure to timely renew by the renewal date will result in the forfeiture of the license. After the renewal date, the forfeited license may be restored within 1 year and subject to meeting restoration requirements. Failure to restore a forfeited license within 1 year after the renewal date will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current license requirements.
Late renewals/restorations for DIO license type with a license expiration date of July 1, 2016 can be submitted online via “MyPVL” at https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl from July 2, 2016 through midnight (HST), July 1, 2017 and are subject to a late renewal fee.
Pursuant to Section 436B-14.5, HRS , any license held by a member of the armed forces, National Guard, or a reserve component that expires, is forfeited, or deemed delinquent while the member is on active duty and deployed during a state or national crisis shall be restored if certain restoration requirements are met. Military Renewal and Restoration Information Sheet.
Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs – Director
Advisory Committee to the Director
Number of Members
3 Dispensing Opticians