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License Status Definitions

The following license status definitions are provided as a description of the status that licensees or registrants may hold.

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 of the renewal requirements.

Revoked: The license or registration is revoked as a result 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 of time.

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.