Affiliate Membership is open to universities, NGOs, organizations and institutions that represent special optometric interests, but do not satisfy all the conditions of Country Memberships.
Affiliate Members must:
- Have a written constitution or governing document
- Endorse the WCO Concept of Optometry and support WCO’s vision and mission
We encourage Affiliate Members to be members of their respective regional organizations, if applicable.
WCO does not accredit or validate academic programs or continuing education offered by affiliate members.