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Applications and Fees


Applications for the Examinations can be downloaded from Forms and Resources. Please read the instructions carefully and remember to attach a passport photograph.

International Council of Ophthalmology, Examinations Unit 2, Forest Industrial Park, Forest Road, Redbridge, London, IG63HL UK

Candidates wishing to withdraw their applications must do so in writing. For withdrawals received before the closing date a full refund will be given (less a small charge for administration).

No refunds will be allowed for candidates who fail to attend the Examination or who withdraw after the closing date.  Local charges may apply.

Applications received after the closing date may not be considered. Candidate may not be allowed to take the Examination.


IMPORTANT: The bank information for payments made by wire transfers has changed. Please contact the ICO Examinations Office for details (

For the examination fees, please login to the ICO Registration Site.

No refund is given to candidates who enroll for both papers but only complete part of the Examination.

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