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  • Authorization Through Military Training or Assignment
    Administrative rules were filed by the Oregon Health Licensing Agency and effective on April 3, 2014
    Certificate and Order for Filing Temporary Administrative Rules​
    Supplemental Application for Authorization to Practice through Military Training or Experience Equivalency WORD | PDF
    Supplemental Application for Authorization to Practice for Military Spouse or Domestic Partner WORD | PDF​
  • OHLA Oversees Licensing, Regulation of Multiple Health and Related Professions
    The Oregon Health Licensing Agency (OHLA) is a central licensing and regulatory agency that oversees multiple health and related professions. OHLA protects the health, safety and rights of Oregon consumers by ensuring only qualified applicants are authorized to practice.  OHLA 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.
  • Licensees Required to Notify OHLA of Changes to Licensing Information within 30 Days

    Licensees must notify the Oregon Health Licensing Agency (OHLA) within 30 days of any changes to their licensing information, including but not limited to name and address changes, employment status and work location, telephone numbers, and closure or sale of a business facility or practice. The notification must be in writing and submitted within 30 calendar days. Address or employment changes

    For legal name changes, licensees must provide additional documentation and complete a Customer Information Update Form (see link below).

    Name change documentation requirements

    Customer Information Update Form on the OHLA Forms page

    Notification requirements

  • OHLA Highlights Legislation Affecting Agency, Professions

    The Oregon Health Licensing Agency (OHLA) highlights legislation that passed in this year's Oregon Legislative Assembly affecting the agency and its regulated professions in the latest issue of Licensing Line, the agency's electronic news update.

    Among other news items in this third legislative edition of Licensing Line in 2013, OHLA will be moving to the Oregon Health Authority in July 2014.

  • Licensing Line Highlights Laser Workgroup, Denturist Non-Orthodontic Appliances, Natural Hair Care, and More

    The September 2013 issue of Licensing Line, the Oregon Health Licensing Agency's online news
    update, highlights the September 24 Laser Workgroup in Portland, a Practice Clarification on the role denturists can perform in fitting non-orthodontic dental appliances, progress in producing a qualifying tutorial and examination for natural hair care, and OHLA Director Holly Mercer's presentation on state board and commission efficiencies. Plus, upcoming board meeting dates.

    Licensing Line

OHLA Resources Current Topics

​Online License Renewal

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

Consumers Find Help at OHLA 

Consumer HelpIf you can't resolve a problem or issue with a practitioner of one of the health and related professions OHLA 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 OHLA's volunteer citizen boards and access agency publications and OHLA'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 Oregon Health Licensing Agency.



Board Recruitment

Are you interested in serving as a volunteer citizen board member? OHLA-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 Oregon Health Licensing Agency (OHLA) 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 OHLA Contact List

Stay updated on developments of the Oregon Health Licensing Agency (OHLA) 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 OHLA's newsletter, Licensing Line, featuring news of the agency and regulated professions. Licensing Line covers the diverse issues OHLA addresses in collaboration with multiple volunteer citizen boards. You can also sign up to be a Licensing Line subscriber.​

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.