Individual Membership Online Form

Individual Membership Application

Individual membership will be open to individual optometrists (as defined by WCO), vision scientists, faculty, researchers and eye care industry professionals.  The cost of individual membership is US $100.00 per annum ($50 if the individual member is from a developing country).

If you are not already a member of your national organization, we encourage you to join the national organization in your country in order to support the development of optometry both nationally and internationally.

***If you are a student, please click here to fill out a Student Membership Application.***

How we use your information:
– Your information may be shared with the six regions (Africa, Asia Pacific, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, Latin America and North America)
-Your first name, last name, and your school may be shared on the WCO website if you gave permission to do so in your application

What you will receive:
-WCO newsletter
-Other communications including invoices, congress information and other information pertaining to your WCO membership

Please note:
-If at any time you would like to be removed from our list, please email
-If a data breach were to occur, you will be notified as soon as possible.

By applying for for WCO membership, you allow the WCO to share your information with your region

***If you are currently an optometry student, please fill out a Student Membership application.***
***Please note that if you select "No" above, we will be unable to send you your membership materials.

For more information on individual membership please email