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

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.

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. Trade delegate badges can only be purchased via the Exhibitor Center.

Exhibitors are only allowed to enter the Exhibition Hall. Exhibitors are NOT permitted to enter the session rooms to attend any Invited Programs or Submitted Programs. Please use a trade delegate badge for attending the Scientific Sessions.



Early Bird Rate  Advance Rate  Standard Rate 
On or Before
Oct 10, 2022
On or Before
Feb 6, 2023
Feb  7 – 26, 2023 
Ophthalmologists US $500 US $550 US $650
(Countries / tariff regions with GDP ranking 51 – 100)*
US $250 US $275 US $325
(Countries / tariff regions with GDP ranking 101 or below) *
US $125 US $140 US $165
Trainees** US $250 US $275 US $325
Healthcare Professionals/ Administrators US $250 US $275 US $325
Exhibitors US $100 US $150 US $200
Trade Delegates US $400 US $450 US $550
Accompanying Persons US $100 US $150 US $200
One-Day Pass N/A N/A US $200

* Country ranking takes reference from the  International Monetary Fund (2021).

** Registration of trainees is unavailable in on-site registration. If you missed the online registration, you will need to pay the standard rate on-site. A partial refund can be granted AFTER the 2023 Congress has ended, upon submission of the completed trainee declaration form to afterwards.

Group Registration

If there are more than 5 delegates, please complete and return the group registration form to the APAO secretariat at

Online Payment Security and Data Privacy

  • Online payment accepts Master Card, Visa, American Express and UnionPay.
  • All online transactions are processed by PayPal or Stripe, with protection of Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and support of Verified by Credit Card secure code. Payment details are encrypted under the SSL protocol and transmitted directly to the relevant bank for payment approval and settlement. The Organiser does not collect any credit card information submitted for online payment.
  • Personal information collected through the system will be used solely for the APAO 2023. No personal data will be disclosed to third parties by the Organiser.
  • The Registration and Abstract Submission System has 128-bit SSL encryption on all pages that handle sensitive information.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel your registration, a written request stating your full name and the registered email address must be sent to the APAO 2023 Congress Secretariat by email at For written requests received on or before December 1, 2022, your registration fees will be fully refunded. For written requests received after 1 December 2023 and on or before February 7, 2023, your registration fees will be refunded after deducting the administrative fee of US $50 per person, per meeting. The refund will be processed after the Congress only. No refunds will be given for cancellations made on or after February 8, 2023, or non-attendance at the Congress.