Policies and Procedures

The American Board of Optometry (ABO) Policy & Procedure Manual applies to Diplomates, Active Candidates, prospective candidates and staff.

This resource outlines the rules for the American Board of Optometry and should be followed by all members of the ABO Community. Any violations will be referred to the Board of Directors for judicial evaluation.

This Policy & Procedures Manual will be updated regularly, and the American Board of Optometry reserves the right to do so without notice at any given time.

The policies are listed to the left by category. Click on these to see the policies and procedures within each category. You can also view or download the full manual here.

If you have any questions regarding these policies, please contact the American Board of Optometry.