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DC HEALTH HAS MOVED!

On February 23, 2024, the DC Department of Health (DC Health) relocated.
The Health Regulation and Licensing Administration's
Processing Center and other offices are located at:

DC Health
2201 Shannon Place SE
Washington, DC 20020

(The new building is 0.3 miles from the Anacostia Metro)

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).

Office Hours:
The HRLA Office Hours are Monday through Friday, 8:15 am - 4:45 pm (except holidays).

 

Dance and Recreation Therapy Renewals are LIVE

Dance Therapy and Recreation Therapy Online Renewal:

 https://dohenterprise.my.site.com/dchealthrenewals/s/login/

Letter from the Board 

If you require assistance from the Board of Occupational Therapy, please contact the Board at [email protected]

 


ALERT: PHONE SCAM

DC HEALTH has become aware of a PHISHING PHONE SCAM
in which individuals pose as DC Health representatives to request money.
Please be advised that DC Health representatives will never
contact you with a request for money.

FBI Warns Individuals Employed in the Health Care Industry
of the Ongoing Scam Involving the Impersonation of
Law Enforcement and Government Officials - FBI  fbi.gov

 

Please review the application checklist and regulations before applying for a license. 

 

Endorsement Checklist

Examination Checklist 

Occupational Therapy Regulation 

Occupational Therapy Assistant Regulation  

Recreational Therapy Checklist 

Recreational Therapy Regulation  

Dance Therapy Checklist 

Dance Therapy Regulation 


Important Notice regarding Paper Applications (select link): 
DC Health No Longer Accepting Paper Applications (Beginning June 14, 2021)


ONLINE LICENSING APPLICATIONS 

DC Health’s online licensing application system is now LIVE. (See link below.)

 

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.

 

https://doh.force.com/dchealthrenewals/s/portal-page


 

BOARD MEETINGS
The Board meets quarterly on the third Monday. Please note that meeting dates can change.

In FY24, the Board plans to meet on the following dates:

Virtual Dates

  • December 18, 2023

In-person 

  • March 18, 2024
  • September 16, 2024

Application Package

Additional Information

Continuing Education 

Licensure Search

Verifications

Board Members 

Meeting Agenda

Meeting Minutes

Policy Statements

Regulations

Discipline

Helpful Links

Board Newsletter

Contact Phone: 
(877) 672-2174
Contact Fax: 
(202) 724-8677
Contact TTY: 
711
Office Hours: 
Processing Center: M-F: 9 am-1 pm, W: 9 am-3:30 pm; Office Hours M-F: 8:15 am-4:45 pm
Service Location: 

Health, Department of

GIS Address: 
2201 Shannon Place SE
City: 
Washington
State: 
DC
Zip: 
20020