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5991 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1Y6   -   902.425.7928   -


To register at NSCDO as an out of province Optician you are required to submit the following to the registrar:

Letter of Good Standing from the regulating college our are currently registered with.

The completed application for Out of Province Transfer which includes Certificate of Employer.

Proof of liability insurance for at least one million dollars.

Fee of either $525.00 as a Dispensing Optician or $575.00 as a Contact Lens Fitter. See fee schedule.

When all requirements are received, the applicate can expect a response or issue of a license within 3 to 5 business days. Annual renewal of the issued license is required in March of each year at which time Continuing Education Credits are required, 8 for Dispensing Opticians and 10 for Contact Lens Fitters.

Office Hours

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00pm-3:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday: 10:00pm-3:00pm
Friday: Closed

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Office: 902.425.7928
Fax: 902.425.0360


5991 Spring Garden Road, Suite 342
Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 1Y6

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* Closed Weekends & Holidays

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