Division of Professional Licensure (DPL)

Division of Professional Licensure

DPL, through our 39 boards, licenses and regulates individuals and businesses in some 167 trades and professions.


1000 Washington Street, Suite 710, Boston, MA 02118
436 Dwight Street , Springfield , MA 01103


Springfield Office (413) 735-6293


Fax (617)727-1944

Who we serve

The Division of Professional Licensure, an agency within the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation, protects consumers by making sure the professionals they hire comply with state licensing laws. DPL oversees 39 boards of registration, which license and regulate more than 580,000 individuals and business to practice some 167 trades and professions. DPL also licenses and regulates the Office of Public Safety and Inspections, and the Office of Private Occupational Schools.   

Recent news & announcements

Press Release

Online Colorado Cremation Service Suspended For Unlicensed Operation In Other States 

8/12/2017 Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation


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