Registration in the trainee category will not be available during on-site registration. If you miss the deadline for online registration, you will need to pay the full amount on-site. A partial refund can be granted AFTER the 2018 Congress has ended, upon submission of the completed trainee declaration form to

Including Optometrists / Opticians / Orthoptists / Nurses / Ophthalmic Photographers / Technicians / Administrators / Eye Bank Personnel / Prevention of Blindness Organizations / Visual Scientists / Nonophthalmic Physicians, etc.

Exhibitors are only allowed to enter the Exhibition Hall. Exhibitors are NOT permitted to enter the session room to attend any Invited Programs or Submitted Programs.

Trade delegates can be any exhibitor who wishes to attend the scientific sessions, where an exhibitor with a normal exhibitor badge would be denied access.

Accompanying persons should be the spouse of a delegate. An accompanying person can only enter the Exhibition Hall with no access to the scientific sessions.

SEP 30, 2018)
NOV 30, 2018)
(DEC 14-16, 2018)
1 Ophthalmologists USD 450 USD 500 USD 550
2 Ophthalmologists (Local) USD 315 USD 350 USD 385
3 Ophthalmologists
(nations ranked 51 – 100*)
USD 200 USD 225 USD 275
4 Ophthalmologists
(nations ranked 101 or below*)
USD 150 USD 175 USD 225
5 Trainees USD 200 USD 225 USD 275
6 Trainees (Local) USD 140 USD 158 USD 193
7 Healthcare
USD 200 USD 225 USD 275
8 Healthcare
Professionals/Administrators (Local)
USD 140 USD 158 USD 193
9 Exhibitors USD 120 USD 145 USD 180
10 Trade Delegates USD 300 USD 350 USD 400
11 Accompanying Persons USD 90 USD 120 USD 150

Please note that registration for the 12th APVRS Congress is facilitated by the APAO ID. You will have to register for an APAO ID and authorize the 12th APVRS Congress to access your profile and contact information in order to complete your registration. This way, you will not have to input your personal particulars every year when you register for the APVRS Annual Congress (or the APAO Annual Congress). Please note that signing up for an APAO ID is a prerequisite for registration.

If you participated in previous APVRS Congress(es) and provided us with an accurate email address, an APAO ID has already been created for you. You only need to input the email address you used to register for our previous congresses and retrieve your password by clicking “Forgot Password.” You will be able to review your attendance record at the APVRS Annual Congress since APVRS 2012 with the APAO ID.

If Local Delegate and/or Group would like to settle the payment via Local Cheque / Local Credit Card / Local Order, please send a request to Ms Lydia Kim at or +82 2 6918 2550.

* Country ranking based on information provided by the International Monetary Fund (2017).


Group Registration

For more registration of more than 5 delegates, please complete and return the group registration form to the APVRS secretariat at The deadline of group registration is November 30, 2018.


Cancellation Policy

To cancel your registration, a written request stating your full name and registered email address must be sent to the 12th APVRS Congress Secretariat by email at

Cancellations received in writing to the Congress Secretariat by September 30, 2018, will be accepted and registration fees will be fully refunded. For written requests received by November 30, 2018, your registration fee will be refunded less an administrative fee of US$50 per person, per meeting. The refund, after deducting the administrative fee, will be processed after the Congress only.

No refunds will be given for cancellations made after November 30, 2018, or non-attendance at the Congress.