Division of Occupational Licensure: Check a license

The Division of Occupational Licensure (DOL), through its boards and offices, licenses and regulates more than 500,000 individuals, businesses, and schools to engage in over 100 trades and professions in Massachusetts.

Check to see if a business or individual has a valid DOL license or permit using one of our online portals below.

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Check an Occupational Board License

List of licensed occupations:

  • Architects
  • Cosmetology and Barbering
  • Electricians
  • Embalming and Funeral Directing
  • Home Inspectors
  • Landscape Architects
  • Massage Therapy
  • Operators of Drinking Water Supply Facilities
  • Plumbers and Gas Fitters
  • Professional Engineers and Land Surveyors
  • Public Accountancy
  • Real Estate Appraisers
  • Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons
  • Sheet Metal Workers
  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Office of Private Occupational School Education

Check an Office of Public Safety and Inspections (OPSI) License

List of OPSI Licenses:

  • Amusements / Challenge Courses / Climbing Walls
  • Board of Building Regulations and Standards
  • Board of Elevator Regulations
  • Building Official Certification Committee
  • Construction Supervisor License 
  • Elevator Examiners
  • Hoisting
  • Horse Drawn Carriage
  • Massachusetts State Athletic Commission
  • Motion Picture Operator
  • Pipefitters, Refrigeration Technicians, and Sprinkler Fitters
  • Recreational Tramway Board
  • Regulated Activities (Special Licensing)

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