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  • Changes to office hours and more
    Minor changes to office hours took effect on July 1, 2014. New office hours are:
    Monday 8am-4:30pm
    Tuesday 9am-4:30pm
    Wednesday thru Friday 8am-4:30pm
     
    Also effective July 1, the Oregon Health Licensing Agency began transitioning to an office of the Oregon Health Authority. Please expect to see a change in business name to “Health Licensing Office.”
  • Expedited Licensing available for Military
     
    Temporary administrative rules were adopted to implement an expedited process for individuals who have military training or experience for an authorization to practice a profession listed under ORS 676.583 or ORS 676.800.
     
    Rules were also adopted to implement an expedited process to obtain an authorization to practice for military spouses or domestic partners as required by 2013 House Bill 2027.
     
    Application for Authorization to Practice/Military Training or Experience Equivalency WORD | PDF
    Application for Authorization to Practice/Military Spouse or Domestic Partner WORD | PDF​
  • HLO Oversees Licensing, Regulation of Multiple Health and Related Professions
    The Health Licensing Office (HLO) is a central licensing and regulatory agency that oversees multiple health and related professions. HLO protects the health, safety and rights of Oregon consumers by ensuring only qualified applicants are authorized to practice.  HLO reviews and approves applicant qualifications, conducts examinations, inspects thousands of licensed facilities and independent contractors, responds to and investigates consumer complaints, and disciplines licensees who are found in violation of state requirements.
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 Holders 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).

News You Can Use

Central issues
Learn about openings on HLO's volunteer citizen boards and access agency publications and HLO's online newsletter, Licensing Line.
Subscribe to Licensing Line, a free e-mail newsletter

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.

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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. 
 
 

Test​ing? Parking Meter Rates Increased

​Applicants who are planning to take a qualifying examination or conduct any other business at the Health Licensing Office (HLO) in Salem may want to bring extra change: the City of Salem recently increased parking meter rates from 75 cents to $1.50 per hour.
 
 

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

Professions
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. 

Catch the Latest Regulatory News in Licensing Line 

Licensing Line
Access the latest issue of our newsletter, Licensing Line, featuring news of the agency and regulated professions. Licensing Line covers the diverse issues we address in collaboration with multiple volunteer citizen boards. You can also sign up to be a Licensing Line subscriber.​

Flu Facts: Get Informed, Stay​ Healthy 

Flu
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.