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How to apply

To access and download the applications forms you will first need to login to the Members’ Area using your login and password – (contact ABDO Membership Services if you have any problems with your login). Then:

  • Click on the Examinations page link on the left hand side
  • Click on ‘How to Apply’ on the left hand side
  • Click ‘Download exam forms here’ on the left hand side – if you are logged in the forms will then be located in the middle section
  • Download the relevant form(s) and information sheet

Applying for ABDO dispensing examinations
The next available examination session is Winter 2018 and examination applications will are available now for download. The closing date for applications for the Winter 2018 session is the 15 October 2018.

Once logged in to the Members’ Area you can download the dispensing examination application form.

ABDO College overseas students wishing to sit theory exams at an ABDO approved overseas venue should also download the ‘Request for Overseas Theory Venue Form’, complete and submit with the exam application.

Applying for ABDO contact lens examinations

The next available examination session is Winter 2018. Examination entry forms will be available to download from the 1st September 2018 and the closing date for the Winter 2018 session will be the 1st October 2018. Theory examinations will be held in December and practical examinations will take place in January 2019, confirmed dates will be detailed within the exam entry form.

All Winter 2018 examinations will be held at the ABDO National Resource Centre.

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