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Operating an Optical Store

In order to operate an optical store in the Republic of Cyprus, one needs to obtain an Optical Store Licence by the Cyprus Optical Council, which operates under the auspices of the Ministry of Health.

The processing, production, installation and supply of optical items can only take place in licensed optical stores.

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Every natural or legal person is eligible to obtain the Optical Store Licence, provided that the Cyprus Optical Council is satisfied that the following criteria are met:

  • the store, for which the application is being submitted, will be established and operate within independent and self-sufficient premises;
  • the manager of the optical store is a registered Optician or Technical Optician with the Cyprus Optical Council.

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Licensed optical stores are obliged to comply with the provisions of the Law regulating the practice of the profession of Opticians of 1992, as periodically amended.

Indicatively, a sign should be posted, in a conspicuous place within each licensed optical store, indicating the optical store’s licence number, the full name of the manager and the Registry to which the manager is registered.

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Related Links

Ministry of Health
Practise as an Optician or Technical Optician
Business Setup Procedures

Related Documents

Download the Acrobat fileOptical Store License Application.pdf

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