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Online License Verification

Information related to the Board’s online license verification

  • Breeze Online Services
    • The Board utilizes Breeze Online Services for online license verification
    • Updated daily, to allow consumers to view accurate, up-to-date license information
    • Uses true and accurate license records, provided by the Board
    • Includes Disciplinary actions
    • Operated by the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA)
  • License Information
    • Screen prints of license are acceptable for most verification purposes
    • The Board’s license records are derived from primary source documents
    • Disciplinary actions become operative on the effective date (see link for exceptions)
    • Human or mechanical error remains possible
    • Information updates may be subject to delays

    Definitions of the Board’s terms, displayed as the status of a license, upon lookup.

  • Clear:
    The license renewal fees have been paid and continuing education requirements (if applicable) have been met.
  • Deceased:
    Licensee is deceased.
  • Delinquent:
    Renewal fees and compliance with the continuing education requirement (if applicable) are past due; or the licensee/registrant has chosen not to renew. Note: The license/registration is expired, and no practice is permitted while the license is delinquent/expired.
  • Inactive:
    Licensee may not practice in California. Note: Licensee is exempt from complying with the continuing education requirements.
  • Retired:
    License is in retired status and the licensee is exempt from renewal requirements. No practice is permitted.
  • Canceled:
    License has been expired for at least five years and is not renewable; the registration has been automatically canceled upon issuance of a license; or has reached its 3-year limit. Pursuant to AB 1677, Ch. 657, Stats. 1999, the Board no longer registers Professional Corporations, therefore all professional corporations on this website reflect a "canceled" status.
  • Denied:
    Continuation of license is denied. No practice is permitted.
  • CE/P Not Adequate:
    Renewal fees may have been paid; however, licensee has not provided a declaration of completion of the required amount of continuing education pursuant to Section 4980.54 of the Business and Professions Code.
  • Renewal Incomplete:
    Renewal fees may have been paid; however, the licensee has not complied with all the renewal requirements.
  • Revoked:
    The license or registration is revoked because of disciplinary action rendered by the Board. No practice is permitted.
  • Voluntary Surrender/Surrender of License:
    The licensee or registrant turns in the license or registration while charges are still pending. The right to practice is ended.
  • Probation:
    The licensee or registrant may continue to practice under specific terms and conditions.
  • Suspension:
    The licensee or registrant is prohibited from practicing for a specific period.
  • 150-Day Temporary License:
    Licensee issued a temporary 150-day license pursuant to licensee issued a temporary 150-day license pursuant to Section 11350.6 of the Welfare and Institutions Code

Individuals licensed by the Board, may request an official certification of licensure for a fee

  • Uses & Information
    • Used to verify licensure to other states and employers
    • Official written document containing the Board's seal
    • Considered legal certification of licensure
    • Includes present status, disciplinary actions, license method, and renewal/expiration information.
  • Submitting Requests for Certification
  • Out of State Certifications

    Documents from other states, requiring the Board’s certification, must include:

    • $25 fee for each form requiring certification
    • The specific address, to which the Board shall forward the certification
    • Allow 4-6 weeks for processing
  • Detailed Payment Summary
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