California State Board of Optometry
Consumer Protection Since 1913

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Welcome to the Board of Optometry web site!

The mission of the California State Board of Optometry is to protect the health and safety of California consumers through licensing, education, and regulation of the practice of Optometry.


Optometry "Breeze" Online services enable you to:

  • VERIFY a license or registration,
  • FILE a complaint against a licensee or registrant.
  • RENEW your license/registration,
  • REQUEST a Replacement or Duplicate Certificate

If you need technical assistance with BreEZe please call 855-227-9633. Assistance is available Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (except Holidays).

BreEZe: Are you experiencing technical difficulties with the new BreEZe Licensing and Enforcement System? Contact the BreEZe Help Desk at (916) 557-1208 or with questions related to:

  • Registration
  • Password Resets
  • Account Unlocks
  • Linking licenses to your accounts
  • BreEZe Error Messages

Contact the Board/Bureau directly at (916) 575-7170 for all other questions.

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