Bureau of Health Professions Licensure (BHPL)

BHPL oversees the licensing of health care professionals in the state of Massachusetts.

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239 Causeway St., 5th Floor, Suite 500, Boston, MA 02114


(617) 973-0980

Who we serve

We oversee and support the Drug Control Program and 10 boards of registration and certification in health professions. We assess the qualifications of applicants for health care professional licensure, registration, and certification. Standard rules and regulations set by the boards ensure the integrity and competence of all health care professionals in Massachusetts, and promote public health, wellness, and safety.

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