Registration for Foreign Optometry Degree in Nepal (NHPC)



Nepal Health Professional Council has approved this requirement according to clause of 9 (Kha) of the Nepal Health Professional Council Act 2053. This requirement shall be called  Minimum requirement for the recognition of Bachelor of Optometry 2076 (2019).

As based on Minimum requirement for the recognition of Bachelor of Optometry 2076 (2019)
Registration for Foreign Degree (India, Philippines, Pakistan and Abroad)   


  • Must have Bachelor Degree in Optometry.
  • Duration must be at least four years or 240 ECTS equivalent.
  • Should submit a valid supporting document to prove a regular student(College letter of regular student, passport, visa, immigration documents).
  • Must submit permission letter issued by NHPC.
  • Should have equivalence from concern authority of Nepal.
  • Should have passed the entrance of a University of Nepal before enrollment in the foreign university.
  • A valid logbook by an authorized person should be submitted at the time of registration.
After registration in Nepal, Nepal Health Professional Council Optometrist will get a code of ethics, which need to follow on their practices.