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This website features access to each of the professional boards maintained by the Department for Professional Licensing. The individual board websites offer useful information for licensees and the public. Features include meeting information, member rosters, board administrator information, printable application and renewal forms (if not available online), certified license verification, and links to professional associations. The websites also feature the Kentucky statutes and regulations governing the practice of each profession and printable instructions and forms for filing a complaint against a licensed professional. An online database is available and allows users to determine the status of any licensee and search for a registered professional by region or county.
Effective Aug. 10, 2018, the Kentucky Board of Podiatry is now under the Department for Professional Licensing. You can access the podiatry board's website here:
Do you need to find a licensed person in a specific occupation or profession, region or county in the state? 
An Active License Directory has been designed for you.  The Active License Directory located here allows you to search for a licensed individual and/or business by individual Board, License Type, Region and/or County. 
 In addition, you can verify a license by clicking here
Please note:  Licensees have the option to publicize information or to leave it unavailable.  The Department of Professional Licensing (DPL) believes this information will be useful and serve public protection. 
*DPL suggests completing your renewal at least two weeks prior to your expiration date.



Online Initial Application Licensing Information:
The Department of Professional Licensing announces applicants can now submit initial licensing applications online for the Board of Licensed Professional Counselors.
LCPAs can apply for an LPCC license at 
  • Select ‘Initial License Application’ menu option.
Current licensees of the Department of Professional Licensing can apply at  
  • Select ‘Initial License Application’ menu option.
If you are not licensed with a board at Department of Professional Licensing, applicants can apply online at