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  • Welcome to the Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
    Oregon Board of Examiners for SLP and Audiology
    The Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology was established in 1973 to license and regulate the performance of speech-language pathologists and audiologists for consumer protection.
     
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Looking To Renew Your License? - Not This Year
All regular SLP, AuD, & SLPA licenses expire January 30, 2018 and must be renewed by December 31st, 2017. 
The online renewal system will open sometime early next November.
Conditional SLP licenses are valid for one year from being issued. Provisional SLPA licenses are valid for 180 days.  
 
Beginning June 1st, 2015 the Board will conduct a background check on all applicants for licensure. All applications will include the requirement to submit digital fingerprints through FieldPrint, Inc. The digitally captured fingerprints will be transmitted to the Oregon State Police and FBI. Instructions can be found on Supplement 2 of our applications.
You can find our applications on our Forms page. You must submit the application with the application fee of $75. Including the license fee for your respective license can help speed the processing of the application. Transcripts, verification of your ASHA CCCs, and verifications of any license you have ever held, must come directly from the issuing institution. These documents can be sent prior to application and requesting them early can help speed the application process.
 

 

 
Mandatory Reporting
Per Oregon Law and the Board’s rules, there are several things that licensees are required to report.
 
Board Rules (OAR 335-005):
- Any changes in home or work address, email address, or professional name used must be reported within 30 days of the change.
-  SLPAs and Conditional SLPs must report any change in supervision site or supervisor with 30 days of the change.    
 
All licensees must report:
- Any misdemeanor or felony conviction or arrest for a felony crime within 10 days after the conviction or arrest.
 
- Any adverse action taken against a license or certificate holder by a state or federal agency; or another state speech-language pathology or audiology licensing agency; or professional association.
 
- Any reasonable belief that another individual is violating the Board’s Professional and Ethical Standards. This includes any unlicensed practice.
 
Oregon Mandatory Reporting for Health Professionals
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Special Board Meeting 
The Board will be holding a special telephone meeting:
Friday, December 9th at 12:00 p.m.
Agenda 
 
2017 Board Meetings:
- February 10th
- May 12th
- August 11th
- November 10th
 
Upcoming Office Closures  
The Board office will be closed for the upcoming holidays listed below: 
- December 26th - Christmas Day (Observed)
- January 2nd - New Years Day (Observed)