The New York State Ophthalmic Dispensing Basic Practical Examination and Contact Lens Practical Examination will take place Monday and Tuesday, April 19 and 20, at the Polish Community Center, 225 Washington Avenue Extension, Albany, NY 

Applications must be submitted six weeks before the examination date. Candidates may indicate on their applications whether they prefer a Monday morning, Monday afternoon or Tuesday time slot; however, however, assignments are made on a first come, first served basis and are not guaranteed.

Additional information about the examinations, including what to bring to the examination site.

Download the examination application.