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Lactation Consultants Program - License Information

How to get licensed

 Oregon applicants for licensure must:
  • Meet the requirements of Oregon Administrative Rule 331, Division 30;
  • Submit a completed application form found in forms below;
  • Submit two forms of acceptable identification both of which must include applicant's current legal name. Front and back of legible (clear) photocopies if submitted by mail. At least one form of identification provided to the Health Licensing Office must be photographic. Acceptable identification options can be found under Chapter 331, Division 30 of Oregon Administrative Rule;
  • Be at least 18 years of age; and
  • Qualify through one of the two pathways below:
Pathway One: Qualification Through the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE)
  • Make arrangements for the IBLCE to send to the HLO documentation of being certified as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
Pathway Two: Qualification Through Reciprocity
  • Meet the requirement in pathway one (above); and
  • Submit an affidavit of licensure pursuant to OAR 331-030-0040, for each state in which the applicant is licensed or certified, proving that you as the applicant are in good standing.