Applications and online renewal temporarily suspended until April 23, 2018

As of Friday, April 6, 2018, the Board has temporarily suspended accepting all applications including late online and paper renewals for the 2018-2019 renewal period. A new licensing portal will be available as of April 23, 2018. The Board will post more information including instruction for the new portal and an FAQ before the release on April 23, 2018.

We thank you for your patience as we transition to this new system. The system will provide a secure platform for all your licensure needs and will allow for us to provide better communications and customer service to our registrants and the public.

When the new system launces, ALL applications and renewals will need to be completed online. The Board will no longer be accepting paper applications or paper checks once the new eLicense system is active.

     New eLicense Ohio website April 23, 2018     

Why the change to a new licensing system?

The new online system is being rolled out to most professional licenses in the State of Ohio as a means to provide a secure platform for all your licensure needs. The system will handle all applications and request to include but not limited to online applications, license management, online payment, address management, and notices from the system and board.

How to link to the new licensing system-

               eLicense Ohio – https://elicense.ohio.gov

For assistance with registration on eLicense Ohio

               For help with login, contact the eLicense Ohio Customer Service Center

               Email -                  csc@ohio.gov
               Phone -                 (614) 728-4077
               Toll free -              (855) 405-5514

 

     Upcoming events and important dates                        

APRIL 6, 2018 - LAST DAY FOR ONLINE RENEWALS AND PAPER RENEWAL POSTMARK

At the close of business on April 6, 2018, the Board will be temporarily taking down the link for online late renewals for individuals as the Board transitions to a new licensing database and online licensing system. Online renewals will not reopen until April 23, 2018 at which point you will be able to complete a late individual renewal through the new licensing system. Instructions on registering and completing your renewal will be available on the website before April 23, 2018.

With the transition to the new licensing database and online licensing system, the Board will no longer accept paper renewals or check payments. Any paper renewal post marked after April 6, 2018 will be returned with instruction on how to use the new online system once it is available on April 23, 2018.

APRIL 6, 2018 - LAST POSTMARK DATE FOR ALL PAPER APPLICATIONS

With the changes to a new online licensing system, the last day to mail any paper applications to the Ohio Board is April 6, 2018. Any applications postmarked after this date will be returned with instructions on registering and submitting the application once the system goes live on April 23, 2018. During the period of April 6, 2018 through April 23, 2018, the board will not be able process or issue any licenses. The Board staff will have read only access to the system during the transition and will have no way of processing any applications, request, or licenses.

APRIL 13, 2018 - ONLINE ACCESS DOWN THROUGH APRIL 23, 2018

The eLicense system will be down beginning at 7:00am through the start of business on April 23, 2018 as the board transitions to a new licensing database and online licensing system. If you need assistance during this time, please contact the Ohio Board