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State Board licensure requirements are displayed exactly as received from each jurisdiction.  The National Board accepts no responsibility for these statements.

Candidates are advised to check directly with a state board regarding its specific use of examination results. Click State Board Offices to view a listing of names, addresses, and phone numbers of these offices.

The National Board pass/fail decisions are made on the Part score only (except for TMOD® ). Some state boards may also require a score of 75 or better on some sections. This action is at the discretion of each state board and does not affect a candidate's status with the National Board.

The requirements for all State Boards are listed below: (Click State for detailed information)

State
Part I
Part II
Part III
TMOD®
ISE
Additional Requirements
Y
Y
Y
N
N
Written
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law, Pharmacology
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
N
N
N
N
N
CEO
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
Y
Y
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
OSLE at NCCTO; Pass BIO, SLE, and 78/90D Fundus Evaluation
Y
Y
Y
Y
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law (Open Book)
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law, Written, Practical, Interview
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y*
Practical
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Oral
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law (Open Book - Take Home)
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law, Pharmacology
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law (Open Book)
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Law, Practical
Y
Y
Y
N
N
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Oral Practical
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law Seminar
Y
Y
N
Y
Y
Law, Written, Oral
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
None
Y
Y
Y
N
Y
Law (Spanish Only)
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
Practical, Written
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
None
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law (Open Book)
Y
Y
Y
Y
Y
Law, Oral
Y
Y
Y
N
Law
Y
Y
Y
Y
N
Law, Written, Oral

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