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Registration and Licensing

The Opticians of Manitoba (OOM) regulates the profession of Opticianry in Manitoba and licenses Opticians.

All Licensed Opticians and Contact Lens Licensed Opticians must be registered and licensed by OOM to legally practice in Manitoba. They must meet basic educational requirements and pass the exam(s) related to the dispensing of eyeglasses and/or the fitting of contact lenses. They must also keep their knowledge and skills current through continuing education, formally titled Maintenance of Competency.

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