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The Department's offices in the North Office Building remain closed to the public. The Department of State continues to serve the public during the COVID-19 disaster declaration.

The processing of licenses and permits for health care practitioners continues to be a priority. Please refer to www.pals.pa.gov/verify to check the status of a license or permit.

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If you are a member of the immigrant, refugee, or asylee community and you:

  • have worked in a licensed profession or applied for a professional license in PA; OR
  • moved to PA in the last 5 years.

Please help us improve the licensure process for new Pennsylvanians by taking our survey, which is available in: English, Arabic, Chinese, French, Hindi, Korean, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese.


Board Contacts

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Board or CommissionEmail AddressPhone Number
Accountancy ST-ACCOUNTANCY@PA.GOV (717) 783-1404
Architects ST-ARCHITECT@PA.GOV (717) 783-3397
Auctioneer Examiners ST-AUCTIONEER@PA.GOV (717) 783-3397
Barber Examiners RA-BARBER@PA.GOV (717) 783-3402
Certified Real Estate Appraisers ST-APPRAISE@PA.GOV (717) 783-4866
Chiropractic ST-CHIROPRACTIC@PA.GOV (717) 783-7155
Cosmetology ST-COSMETOLOGY@PA.GOV (717) 783-7130
Crane Operators RA-CRANEOPERATORS@PA.GOV (717) 783-1404
Dentistry ST-DENTISTRY@PA.GOV (717) 783-7162
Engineers, Land Surveyors, Geologists ST-ENGINEER@PA.GOV (717) 783-7049
Funeral Directors ST-FUNERAL@PA.GOV (717) 783-3397
Landscape Architects ST-LANDSCAPE@PA.GOV (717) 772-8528
Massage Therapy RA-MASSAGETHERAPY@PA.GOV (717) 783-7155
Medicine ST-MEDICINE@PA.GOV (717) 783-1400
Navigation Commission ST-NAVCOMM@PA.GOV (717) 787-6458
Nursing ST-NURSE@PA.GOV (717) 783-7142
Nursing Home Administrators ST-NHA@PA.GOV(717) 783-7049
Occupational Therapy ST-OCCUPATIONAL@PA.GOV (717) 783-1389
Optometry ST-OPTOMETRY@PA.GOV (717) 783-7155
Osteopathic Medicine ST-OSTEOPATHIC@PA.GOV (717) 783-4858
Pharmacy ST-PHARMACY@PA.GOV (717) 783-7156
Physical Therapy ST-PHYSICAL@PA.GOV (717) 783-7134
Podiatry ST-PODIATRY@PA.GOV (717) 783-4858
Psychology ST-PSYCHOLOGY@PA.GOV (717) 783-7155
Real Estate Commission RA-REALESTATE@PA.GOV (717) 783-3658
Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Professional Counselors ST-SOCIALWORK@PA.GOV (717) 783-1389
Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology ST-SPEECH@PA.GOV (717) 783-1389
Vehicle Manufacturers, Dealers & Salespersons RA-ST-VEHICLE@PA.GOV (717) 783-1697
Veterinary Medicine ST-VETERINARY@PA.GOV (717) 783-7134