NOTICE TO MAINE LICENSEES - REGARDING COVID-19 LICENSING CHANGES

 

 

COVID-19 EMERGENCY TEMPORARY LICENSE APPLICATION

 

COVID-19 TELEHEALTH RESOURCES

 

 

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, https://www.pfr.maine.gov/ALMSOnline/ALMSQuery/Welcome.aspx.This 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 ?

(Speech-Language Pathologists only)

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 an incapacitated or dependent adult has been or is likely to be abused or neglected or that a suspicious incapacitated or dependent adult death has occurred.

Follow this link for more Mandated Reporter Information

Future correspondence from the Board of Speech, Audiology and Hearing 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.

 

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS, EMPLOYERS, AND TRAVELING COMPANIES:

Information regarding the status of an application will not be provided by telephone or email. Please use the link below to find out the status of an application and recent board communication. 

Check Application Status

How to apply for a license

 

Features of our online Licensing System

 

What's New
HAD Trainee Examination Forms
Statutory/Law Changes
  • New Law Takes Effect September 19, 2019

    Public Law Chapter 503 (LD1746, Part E) An Act To Amend the Licensing Laws of Certain Professions and Occupations

    http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/getPDF.asp?paper=SP0580&item=8&snum=129

    This bill authorizes the issuance of licenses to speech-language pathology assistant applicants who have a degree higher than an associate degree and exempts temporary licensees, speech-language pathology assistants and trainee licensees from continuing education requirements at the time of license renewal. Please read the full text of the bill here.

Examination
Rulemaking Changes
Meetings Follow this link to current board meeting information
Board Notices

NOTICE CONCERNING DELIVERY OF SPEECH, AUDIOLOGY & HEARING AID LICENSES
Speech, Audiology and Hearing Aid licenses are now delivered to licensees via email. The email sender is displayed as "noreply@maine.gov" and the subject as "YOUR OFFICIAL (license type) LICENSE IS ATTACHED". Paper licenses will NOT be mailed to licensees with an email address on file with the Board.
You have the opportunity to update your contact information when you renew your license online or you may update your email address and other contact information anytime here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you have questions? Email the Board.

 

 

Last Updated: May 14, 2020