Certain professionals, including plumbers, medical practitioners, and electricians, must get a professional license to practice or operate in Massachusetts. A number of state agencies issue licenses, including the Division of Professional Licensure (DPL).

Find out how to apply for or renew a professional license in your field by using the search box below. You can also make sure that you’re working with a licensed professional using the widget.

Professional License or Permit Information

Search by license or permit type to find out where to apply for, renew, and verify a license or permit.

License Types and Applications
The Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation (OCABR) has compiled a list of required licenses by industry. Find out if you require a license for your business and how to apply for one in Massachusetts.