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Asbestos and deleading license renewal

Renewing by mail or in person using walk-in locations

Renewal of asbestos/deleading walk-in licenses

Asbestos supervisors, workers, and consultants, and Deleader-supervisors and workers, can now renew your DLS licenses by mail. 

DLS is now accepting applications BY MAIL for RENEWAL of Asbestos Supervisor, Asbestos Worker, Asbestos Project Monitor, Asbestos Inspector, Asbestos Management Planner, Asbestos Project Designer, Deleader-supervisor, and Deleader-worker licenses. Our office walk-in service will still be available as follows:

Open Mondays only from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Charles F. Hurley Building
19 Staniford Street, 2nd Floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 626-6960
Fax: (617) 626-6965

Open Wednesdays only from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm 
4 Summer Street
Room 212
Haverhill, MA 01830
Phone: (978) 372-9797
Fax: (978) 372-9998

New Bedford
Open the Second Thursday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
1213 Purchase Street, 2nd Floor
New Bedford, MA 02740
[Enter through Maxfield Street Entrance]
Phone: (508) 984-7718
Fax: (508) 984-3562

Open the First Tuesday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
1 Federal Street
Building 101, 3rd Floor
Springfield, MA 01105
Phone: (413) 781-2676
Fax: (413) 732-6374

Open the third Friday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Hadley Building
167 Lyman Street
Westborough, MA 01581
Phone: (508) 616-0461
Fax: (508) 616-0467

Asbestos removal license applications

DLS accepts applications by mail for renewal of the following licenses.

List of Acceptable Forms of Identification
Asbestos analytical service application
Asbestos contractor application
Asbestos Project Designer
Asbestos Inspector application
Asbestos Project Monitor
Asbestos management Planner
Asbestos Training Provider
Asbestos supervisor application
Asbestos worker application

Criteria for mail-in applications for renewal:

Only renewal applications can be processed by mail. Initial (first time) licenses must be processed in person at one of our licensing office locations. Your application must include the following items:

  • The correct application form for the license you are renewing; the application must be completely filled out, signed, and dated (provide email address).
  • A copy of your current refresher training certificate (and any other refresher training certificates since your last license with The Department of Labor Standards).
  • A copy of a government-issued identification (see list of acceptable identification)
  • Any other information DLS may reasonably require
  • Money order or certified check for the correct amount made payable to: Commonwealth of Mass. (See DLS fee schedule). Please provide separate checks for Lead or Asbestos licenses. No cash, personal or company checks will be accepted. 
  • For Deleader supervisors and Deleader workers, applicants must include the completed DLS Reporting Physician’s Statement form attached to the application. This form must be completely filled out and signed by a physician. Blood lead level and ZPP results must be within 3 months of the date of application.
  • Applications along with payment shall be mailed to Department of Labor Standards, Attention: Licensing Unit, 19 Staniford Street, 2nd Floor, Boston, MA 02114.

Please submit your application at least 14 days prior to the expiration of your current license to allow for processing. Incomplete applications or not submitting all required supporting documents will delay the review process and may result in your license being renewed after its expiration date. Your renewed license will be mailed to the address provided on the application.  

All applications are available on our website.

If you have any questions, please contact our licensing office at (617) 626-6960.


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