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The NBEO-Board Certification Program was discontinued on February 1, 2019 due to low participation. As a result of this, verification of previous Board Certifications are longer available.

This credentialing form application is for an employer seeking credentialing verification information on an O.D. for employment. Please be aware that the NBEO® develops, administers, and scores the entry-level examinations that are used by jurisdictional boards of optometry in making licensure decisions.

All states require passage of at least Part I (ABS®) and Part II (PAM®) for licensure. In addition, 53 jurisdictions require passing Part III (CSE®) and 47 jurisdictions require the passing of the TMOD® examination. The NBEO® does NOT maintain information regarding the licensure status of optometrists.

NBEO® will verify the following:

  • The examinations taken (Part I, Part II, Part III, ISE, TMOD®)
  • The month & year the examinations were taken
  • The pass or fail status ("P" or "F")
Primary Source Verification Fee: $60.00

The verification will be electronic to the email address used at the time of purchase and may take up to two business days.


If you are an O.D. seeking licensure or change licensure status and need your official score report released to a State Board, please order an official score report at /report/.


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