Associate Membership

Associate Membership
Open to National Orthoptic Associations who meet the following criteria:

  • have been in existence for a minimum of three (3) years
  • have no nationally recognised training school

or

  • have a training programme that is considered to be below the acceptable established standard recognised by the IOA for full membership

or

  • who fulfil the criteria for full membership but are unable to meet the financial obligations and special attendance duties of full membership

Associate member countries hold no voting privileges on the IOA council. They are required to nominate one of their members as a liaison with the council, this member may attend council meetings as an observer. The observer is permitted to speak to agenda topics; members of the associate member country have the right to vote at the AGM.

Application Form

Application form for Associate or Full Membership

if you are having difficulties using this form you can still submit the pdf for application
Application form for Associate Membership
(PDF)

 

Associate Membership
Open to Ophthalmologists
Associate member ophthalmologists will receive a copy of the Transactions from IOA congresses even if they are unable to attend.

Application Form

Application form for Associate Membership - Ophthalmologists only

if you are having difficulties using this form you can still submit the pdf for application
Application form for Associate Membership - Ophthalmologist (PDF)

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