NOTICE OF DELIVERY SERVICE DELAYS
DC Health is experiencing delays in mail availability due to the impact of COVID-19 on the US postal service.
We appreciate your patience as we continue to process all mail in as timely a manner as possible.
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.
***COVID 19 UPDATES***
Please Note Update: REVISED Waiver of Licensure Requirements (Administrative Order No. 2020-02)
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.
Due to ongoing efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately, the Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) is implementing a 100% telework policy and will be available for mail services only.
Walk In Services
UPDATED: The Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) Processing Center will be open to the public by appointment only on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays starting on May 20, 2021, from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm. The online appointment scheduler is http://appts.dcvsims.comIndividuals may also call the Processing Center at 1 (877) 672-2174 to get an update on their pending application.In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all Health
Professional Board meetings are currently held virtually. Please check each board's respective website for information on when the next meeting will take place.If you are already in contact with a Health Licensing Specialist (HLS), please
forward any documents to said HLS via email.
***COVID 19 UPDATES***The DC Health Regulation and Licensing Administration Processing Center (HRLA) is NOT open to the public for walk-in services. All HRLA related documents should be mailed to the appropriate lockbox. Individuals may also call the Processing Center at 1 (877) 672-2174 to get an update on their pending applications.
In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all Health Professional Board meetings are being held virtually. Please check each board's respective website for information on when the next meeting will take place and how to participate virtually.
- Licensing Boards
- License Applications
- Online License Renewal
- Check Application Status (Under Construction)
- 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