Our mission is to facilitate the development of optometry around the world and support optometrists in promoting eye health and vision care as a human right through advocacy, education, policy development and humanitarian outreach.

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Corporate Membership

Corporate Membership is open to commercial organizations that are not otherwise eligible for Country Membership or Affiliate Membership. Your Corporate Membership contributes to advancing optometric education and legislation around the world.

For Corporate Membership, organizations must:

We encourage Corporate Members to be members of their respective regional organizations, if applicable.

Corporate Membership Benefits

  • Official Membership Letter and Certificate
  • Ability to attend and contribute to open sessions including the General Assembly
  • Right to use the WCO logo to show your support of global optometry
  • E-news and Members-only communications
  • Right to apply for WCO Fellowships for innovative global optometric initiatives

Membership Dues

Membership dues for Corporate Members is $900 USD per year. After your membership application has been approved, you will receive an invoice to officially become a member.

The WCO annual membership cycle runs from January 1st-December 31st. If you apply for membership after September 1, your membership dues will be prorated on a monthly basis.

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If you have any questions, please contact us.