Dispensing Optician Program

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 may change at anytime.  Please check the Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL) main page at https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/ for the most current updated information.

Please observe proper safety protocols (e.g., face covering and physical distancing) when visiting.

Staff continue to telework and remain available during normal hours to meet the needs of the public over the phone (808-586-3000) and by email (reach the appropriate Board, Program, or Commission via https://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/contact/). The public is strongly encouraged to continue calling in or utilizing the available online services. For a full listing of DCCA’s online services please go to https://cca.hawaii.gov/covid19.

Dispensing Optician License Types

  • Dispensing Optician

Regulating Body

RENEWAL AND RESTORATION INFORMATION

Renewal Information...

  • All Licenses regardless of issuance date, are subject to renewal by July 1 of every even-numbered year.
On-time renewals for the licensing period of July 2, 2020 to July 1, 2022
Renew Online:

https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl

Renewals accepted: May 4, 2020 to July 1, 2020
Renewal Postcard Reminder Mailout: May 1, 2020
Renew By License Expiration Date: July 1, 2020

Licenses not renewed by license expiration date are unlicensed and may not practice.

Renewal Fees

On-Time Cost to Renew
Dispensing Optician (DIO) – active status, $240.00
Dispensing Optician (DIO)– inactive status, $12.00

 

Restoration Information...

Forfeited licenses may be restored within 1 year and subject to meeting restoration requirements.
Failure to restore a forfeited license within 1 year after the license expiration date will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.

Restore Online: https://mypvl.dcca.hawaii.gov

Restoration Fees

 Cost to Restore (late renewal)
Dispensing Optician (DIO) – active status, $290.00
Dispensing Optician (DIO)– inactive status, $62.00