PROCESSING CENTER HOURS: The Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) Processing Center is open to the public Monday through Friday, 9 am – 1 pm (except holidays). The HRLA Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:15 am - 4:45 pm (except holidays).
Official Notice of Non-Compliance Letters
November 2, 2021
Recently, you may have received an Official Notice of Non-Compliance letter
DC Health’s online licensing system is now LIVE.
The District of Columbia Department of Health, Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) is excited to announce the opening of our new online licensing system. Effective immediately, any healthcare provider who is interested in applying for a new health professional license, or to renew, reinstate, or reactivate an existing license, may do so by going to the below link and submitting an online application. All users are strongly encouraged to review the instructions prior to beginning the process.
DC Health has implemented new mandates related to COVID-19. For more information, click on the following link(s):
- Please Note Update: REVISED Waiver of Licensure Requirements (Administrative Order No. 2020-02)
- The 60-day grace period for the Licensure Waiver ends September 23, 2021.
COVID-19 Guidances and Best Practices
For the most up to date information on the District's response to COVID-19, including information on best practices, licensure waivers, and recommended guidelines, go to coronavirus.dc.gov .
Walk In Services
The Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) Processing Center is open Monday through Friday, from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. Individuals may call the Processing Center at 1 (877) 672-2174 to get an update on their pending application or contact board staff via the email address(es) listed on each board's respective webpage.
For information on when a board will be holding its next (virtual) board meeting, please visit that board's webpage.
- Licensing Boards
- License Applications
- Online License Renewal
- Update License Information
- General Online Professional License Search
- Renewal Only Online Professional License Search (Check here only to see if a license has been renewed.)
- Online Controlled Substance Registration Search
- License Verification Request Form
- Health Professional Profile Search
- Criminal Background Check
- Health Occupations Revision Act (HORA)
Emergency Medical Services Training and Certification
- EMS Provider Certification
- Educational Institution Certification Requirements
- Course and Curriculum Approval