About the GOC

We are the regulator for the optical professions in the UK. Our purpose is to protect the public by promoting high standards of education, performance and conduct amongst opticians. We currently register around 29,000 optometrists, dispensing opticians, student opticians and optical businesses.

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News & Press Releases

Scam call alert

The GOC has been alerted to calls being made by someone purporting to be working on our behalf, asking for contact details including email addresses and phone numbers

17 February 2017

Scam call alert Scam call alert

The GOC has been alerted to calls being made by someone purporting to be working on our behalf, asking for contact details including email addresses and phone numbers

17 February 2017

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Renewal of registration deadline - three weeks to go

Closing Date 15 March 2017

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