Additional Board Guidance regarding OTC hearing aids and "Prescription" hearing aids view here

Reciprocal Licensure

This is for licensees who hold an active, full, unrestricted license to practice speech-language pathology or audiology in another state.

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The most common reason for delay in the consideration of an application is error in completing the application accurately, providing the required information, and not following the instructions. Error can be avoided if you proceed in the application process carefully, thoroughly, and accurately. If you have any questions or need assistance, call the Board of Examiners at 336-272-1828.

These are located on page three of Article 22 in section § 90-295. Qualifications of applicants for permanent licensure.

To apply online you must create an account in our new system. Complete the Open Book Quiz at the end of the application. This quiz covers licensure in the state of NC.

  • Submit an official letter of verification from the state that you are currently licensed in (only one is required). To submit electronic copies have the state board send them to verifications@ncboeslpa.org.
  • Submit official transcripts showing your masters/doctoral degree conferred. To submit electronic copies have your alma mater send them to transcripts@ncboeslpa.org.
  • The application fee is $30, the permanent license fee is $60, and for online payments a convenience charge is applied. Please note, the application fee is non-refundable.
  • Mailing Address: NCBOESLPA, PO Box 16885, Greensboro, NC 27416-0885.

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PDF copies of applications are available upon written request. Requests can be emailed to Elisabeth Newman or written and mailed to NCBOESLPA, PO Box 16885, Greensboro, NC 27416-0885. We recommend using our new system online for a smoother application process.

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If your license has been expired for more than a year, you are issued a new license number.