655. Application for registration, restoration and retention.

An application for registration in a register1, or restoration of registration following removal by the registrar of a name from a register2, and an application for entry in a register of particulars of a specialty, or restoration of such an entry following its removal by the registrar3, must be submitted to the registrar in such form (including electronic) as may be specified by the General Optical Council4.

On receipt of an application for registration or restoration of registration5 the registrar must enter the name of the applicant on the appropriate register if the Council is satisfied that the applicant is