PROCESSING CENTER Hours:
The Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) Processing Center is open to the public Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 9 am – 1 pm, and Wednesday, 9 am - 3:30 pm (except holidays).
The HRLA Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:15 am - 4:45 pm (except holidays).
DC HEALTH has become aware of a PHISHING PHONE SCAM
Please review Important Notices regarding
Important Notice regarding Paper Applications (select link):
DC Health No Longer Accepting Paper Applications (Beginning June 14, 2021)
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 renewing, reinstating, or reactivating 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.
RENEWALS ARE NOW LIVE! Licensees can access the renewal portal by going to https://dohlicenseinfo.secure.force.com/dchealthrenewals/ and logging in with their user credentials from the last renewal. Licensees renewing for the first time will need to register/sign-up first. For more information, please review the User Guide HERE.
Nursing Home Administration Renewal (OPEN): Click here for more information
COVID-19 Guidance and Best Practices
For the most up-to-date information on the District's response to COVID-19, including information on best practices and recommended guidelines, please go to coronavirus.dc.gov.
Documents: All HRLA-related documents should be mailed to 899 North Capitol Street NE, Washington, DC 20002.
Updates: Individuals may call the Processing Center at 1 (877) 672-2174 to get an update on their pending applications.
Need to contact the Board of Long Term Care Administration? Send an email to: [email protected]
The DC Board of Long Term Care Administration regulates the practice of nursing home administration. The Board advises the Mayor and administers and enforces the law. The Board also evaluates applicants' qualifications and administers exams; recommends standards and procedures; issues licenses; receives and reviews complaints; requests investigations conduct hearings, and issues subpoenas.
The Board meets quarterly on the second Wednesday. Please note that meeting dates can change.
In 2023, the Board plans to meet on the following dates:
- January 11, 2023
- April 12, 2023
- July 12, 2023
- October 11, 2023
- File a Complaint
- Disciplinary Action Taken (to come)
- Request Forms for CEU Approval [PDF]
- List of Approved Continuing Education Courses [PDF]
- Continuing Education Approval Guidelines [PDF]
- Administrator-in-Training Certified Preceptors List [PDF]
- Guidelines/Forms for Administrator-In-Training Program (AIT) [PDF]
Meeting Agenda and Meeting Minutes
Regulations and Additional Information