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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OSCE results: Information on joining our register

With OSCE results now published, please click here to find out how you can apply to join our fully qualified register.

12 August 2016

OSCE results: Information on joining our register OSCE results: Information on joining our register

With OSCE results now published, please click here to find out how you can apply to join our fully qualified register.

12 August 2016

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