Welcome to the website of the Office of Professional and Financial Regulation, an agency within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. We appreciate your visit to our homepage and we look forward to assisting you.


Although our building in Gardiner, Maine is not open to the public due to the COVID-19 health emergency, our staff remains available to resolve your complaints, answer your questions, and continue to deliver high-quality services to consumers and regulated industries.


Please contact us by email or by phone or through our other online services, and we will assist you. Thank you, and we look forward to hearing from you.


The staff of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation



Notice Regarding License Verification Requests

Effective March 1, 2019, the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation (OPOR) will no longer issue paper license verifications. License verifications are available, free of charge, on OPOR’s official database, database is updated in real time as changes occur.The Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation considers this information to be a secure, primary source for license verification.


Are You a Mandated Reporter?

Maine law requires that medical, mental health and social services personnel immediately report or cause a report to be made to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) when the provider knows or has reasonable cause to suspect that a child has been or is likely to be abused or neglected or that a suspicious child death has occurred.

Follow this link for more Mandated Reporter Information


Future correspondence from the Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors will be sent to you by email, so please be sure to keep your contact information current. Follow this link to verify your contact information.

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Features of our online Licensing System

10 Day Notification

How to apply for a license - The procedure for applying for a CADC, LADC, or CCS examination and/or license has changed. Please read the web pages and applications carefully. Remember, always refer to the laws and rules for the full list of requirements. Feel free to contact this office at 207-624-8626 or for questions or assistance.


What's New
Notice of Agency Proposed Rulemaking Chapter 10 Establishment of License Fees

New Laws Effective September 19, 2019

Public Law Chapter 83 An Act to Clarify the Plublic Law Chapter 83 An Act to Clarify the Licensing of Certified Clinical Supervisors

Plublic Law Chapter 317 An Act to Impose on Mental Health Professionals a Duty to Warn and Protect

Public Law Chapter 165 An Act to Prohibit the Provision of Conversion Therapy to Minors by Certain Licensed Professionals

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Statutory Notices

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Last Updated: August 18, 2020