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 has implemented new mandates related to COVID-19. For more information, click on the following link(s):
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 fully reopen its public service counter Monday through Friday starting on July 12, 2021, from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.
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.
3/27/2020: The DC Health Regulation and Licensing Administration Processing Center (HRLA) will be available for mail services only as of Monday, March 30, 2020. If you have scheduled an appointment, a representative from HRLA will contact you to advise the next steps.
As of Monday, March 30, 2020, 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 canceled for March and the first week of April. Please check each board's respective website for information on when the next meeting will take place.
BOARD OF AUDIOLOGY AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY
Speech-Language Pathology Assistant
Speech-Language Pathology Clinical Fellow
BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC
BOARD OF DENTISTRY
Dental Assistant (Level I)
Dental Assistant (Level II)
BOARD OF DIETETICS AND NUTRITION
BOARD OF LONG-TERM CARE ADMINISTRATION (formerly the BOARD OF NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATION)
Nursing Home Administrator (NHA)
BOARD OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY
Marriage and Family Therapist
BOARD OF MASSAGE THERAPY
Massage Therapist (LMT)
BOARD OF MEDICINE
Medicine and Surgery (MD)
Osteopathy and Surgery (DO)
Medical Training Licensee I (A)
Medical Training Licensee I (B)
Medical Training Licensee II
Medical Training Registrant (MTR)
Naturopathic Physician (ND)
Physician Assistant (PA)
Polysomnographic Technician (PSN)
Surgical Assistant (SA)
BOARD OF NURSING
Registered Nurse (RN)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
Clinical Nurse Specialist
Trained Medication Employee (TME)
Home Health Aide (HHA)
BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA)
Recreation Therapy (RT) (Registration Only)
Dance Therapy (Registration Only)
BOARD OF OPTOMETRY
Optometrist/Diagnostic Pharmacy Agent
Optometrist/Therapeutic Pharmacy Agent
BOARD OF PHARMACY
Pharmacist/Vaccination and Immunization Agent
Controlled Substance (Registration Only)
SafeRX Pharmaceutical Detailer
BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
Physical Therapist (PT)
Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA)
BOARD OF PODIATRY
BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING
Licensed Professional Counselor (PC)
Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (GC)
Certified Addiction Counselor I (CACI)
Certified Addiction Counselor II (CACII)
BOARD OF PSYCHOLOGY
BOARD OF RESPIRATORY CARE
BOARD OF SOCIAL WORK
Licensed Social Work Associate (LSWA)
Licensed Graduate Social Worker (LGSW)
Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW)
Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICINE