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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Individual Membership Application

Individual Membership is open to individuals associated with the optometric profession. This is defined as vision scientists, optometric faculty, researchers, and eye care industry professionals. Your Individual Membership contributes to advancing optometric education and legislation around the world.

The WCO annual membership is from January 1- December 31. Applications processed after September 1 will be prorated. For more information, contact us at enquiries@worldoptometry.org.

Individual Membership dues are based on the world bank category for your country of residence and will be either $50 USD or $100 USD per year. Click here to view membership dues by country.

If you are a student, please sign up for the Student Connection.

Please allow two weeks for processing and one month for the website to be updated.


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