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Thanks for your interest

We appreciate your interest in our organization and hope you choose to join if you qualify. Take a moment to read through the brief articles on this page, they provide basic information to help you learn about the Federal Optometric Society. If you have any questions, please send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Our response time depends on the volume of email received.

Membership dues depend on your federal employment status and are reduced for qualifying membership in other organizations. There is also a temporary Founding Member category for people interested in helping the organization get off to a good start.

For the first year of the organization, members may choose to join as a Founding Member at a rate of $200. Renewals will then be at the normal member rate, minus any discounts. Membership dues for Federal ODs in active practice are $100 per year. Dues are $65 for Federal ODs who have retired and do not actively practice in a federal setting. Reduced rates are available for ODs currently working in a federal residency program, and optometry students on federal scholarships pay no dues.

There is a discount of $25 for members who also maintain membership in any other national optometry professional association. This information is summarized in the table on the bottom of the page.