• Welcome to the Division of Health Professions Licensure Website

    The Division of Health Professions Licensure is comprised of nine boards of registration: Dentistry, Genetic Counselors, Nursing, Nursing Home Administrators, Perfusionists, Pharmacy, Physician Assistants, Respiratory Care, and Community Health Workers. These health care boards are charged with evaluating the qualifications of applicants for licensure and granting licenses to those who qualify. They establish rules and regulations to ensure the integrity and competence of licensees. The boards promote public health, welfare, and safety by ensuring that licensed professionals and entities meet the requirements set forth by the boards. Board offices and personnel are located at 239 Causeway Street 5th Floor, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114 and boards can be reached by calling the main number 1-800-414-0168.
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  • Attention Active Military, Military Spouses and Veterans

    Follow this link for information on benefits available under the VALOR Act, signed into law by Governor Patrick on May 31, 2012.

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  • DHPL Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report  pdf format of DHPL Fiscal Year 2013 Annual Report 
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