Optometrist Exam Information

The passing score for Optometry is 88%. You will receive your exam name, password, and applicant ID which you will use as your student ID to take this test after you submit your application.


Content

The exam content is drawn from applicable state statutes and administrative code chapters specific to the profession. The purpose of the exam is to familiarize yourself with locating the statutes and administrative code that regulate the practice of the profession. Statutes for the State of Wisconsin and the Administrative Code book for the profession can be found in the sidebar on the right.

The state exam consists of material taken from the following statutes and code chapters:

  • OPT 1-8
  • SPS 7
  • SPS 10
  • Tran 112
  • Chapter 48
  • Chapter 146
  • Chapter 252
  • Chapter 440
  • Chapter 449

Instructions

  1. Go to https://eptol.drl.wi.gov/.
  2. Select "Test Launching."
  3. Your instructor is “gsp.”
  4. If you are unable to access the exam, try again later or refresh your web browser.
  5. The exam is not timed. You may exit and return to the test any time over the next 3 months. Exit by clicking the “X” at the top right hand corner of any screen.
  6. Do not click “Done” until you are ready to submit the exam. If you accidentally click done before you are ready to submit your exam, just go back in and start again. Your first score will be deleted.
  7. Print out a copy of your score report and retain it for your own records.

Retake

If you fail the exam, you must retake the exam by downloading the retake application Form #2699 and submitting it along with a $75.00 retake fee to the Department. You will then be assigned another test.


Questions

Additional technical or exam content-related questions can be directed to: DSPSCredentialingCSC@wisconsin.gov


National Exam

For information regarding the national exam, please visit the National Board of Examiners in Optometry site.


Testing Accommodations Forms

FormDescription
1907Disability Modification Request Form for Examinations
2349Requests for Modification of Examinations for Persons With Disabilities
2350Professional Verification of Request for Modifications​