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Obtain a Occupational or Professional License

General Information

The Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs’ (DCRA) Occupational and Professional Licensing Administration (OPLA) supports the District’s non-health occupational and professional boards, commissions, and programs. OPLA enforces regulations and offers licenses in more than 125 occupational and professional categories. The boards, commissions, and programs are responsible for reviewing applications, administering examinations, responding to certification requests by other jurisdictions, and regulating the practices of individual professions.

Licensed Workshops & Information Sessions
Board & Commission Public Meetings
List of Approved Continued Education Providers

 

Obtain Occupational and Professional Licenses

Information, applications and all other materials for each of the occupational and professional licenses are available below. The links will redirect you to the respective licensing board or commission website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


For more information on board or commission procedures or if you are interested in becoming a board or commission member, visit the Mayor’s Office of Talent and Appointments website or our list of Frequently Asked Questions.

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