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  • Upcoming HLO closures for state holidays

    Mark your calendar and note that the Health Licensing Office (and all State of Oregon agencies) will be closed on the following days:

    • Wednesday, Nov. 11 for Veterans Day
    • Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 for Thanksgiving 
    • Friday, Dec. 25 for Christmas Day

    Examinations will not be offered, and licenses will not be issued on these days.

    Our regular office hours are 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays and 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Tuesdays. Feel free to call 503-378-8667; calls will be returned the next business day. You can also email hlo.info@state.or.us.

  • New rule lowers Licensed Dietitian fees
    The Health Licensing Office (Office) adopted administrative rules effective July 1, 2015.
    The rules, which can be read here, update the Health Licensing name (it is an Office now, not an agency) and lower the fee for registration and renewal. 
    Questions? Contact Anne Thompson at anne.p.thompson@state.or.us or at 700 Summer St. NE, Suite 320, Salem, OR 97301.
  • What Is a Licensed Dietitian?

    Licensed dietitians work with you and your healthcare provider to determine your nutritional needs and goals, in both inpatient and outpatient settings.

    State law defines "dietetics practice” as "...the integration and application of principles derived from the sciences of nutrition, biochemistry, food, management, physiology and behavioral and social sciences to achieve and maintain the health of people...." 

    Learn more about licensed dietitians

HLO Resources Current Topics

Online License Renewal

Renew computerIt's secure, speedy and saves you a stamp! HLO's online renewal feature is part of our ongoing efforts to provide customer service excellence and a streamlined regulatory environment.

Consumers Find Help at HLO

Consumer HelpIf you can't resolve a problem or issue with a practitioner of one of the health and related professions HLO regulates, we can help. 

Check a License Holder's Status

Oregon License
Check our online database or to see if a professional is licensed or has been subject to disciplinary action (license suspension, probation or revocation).

Search Statewide Licensing Database

Find information and requirements for all Oregon licenses, certifications, permits and registrations in a single source, including those not overseen by the Health Licensing Office.

Board Recruitment

Are you interested in serving as a volunteer citizen board member? HLO-regulated boards seek new members as current board member terms expire. 

Stay Informed: Get on th​​e HLO Contact List

Stay updated on developments of the Health Licensing Office (HLO) and regulated professions by signing up to receive updates on licensing and regulatory issues, including meeting notices. 

Flu Facts: Get Informed, Stay​ Healthy 

Protect yourself, your family and your co-workers by getting vaccinated and staying informed. The fewer of us who get sick from either seasonal influenza or pandemic H1N1 influenza, the more we can reduce the impact in our schools and workplaces. Visit the state's flu website or call the state hotline at 1-800-978-3040.

Licensed Dietitians ​Required to Take Survey 

Survey boxes
As of May 1, 2012, all individuals applying as new licensed dietitians and all those applying for renewal are required to complete an online survey for the Office for Oregon Health Policy and Research.