Who is eligible to renew online?
The following license types may renew online if they are active and in good standing:
- Athletic Trainer
- Body Piercing
- Eye Enucleator
- Hearing Aid Specialist
- Medical Radiological Technology
- Occupational Therapist
- Professional Art Therapist
- Respiratory Care Practitioner
- Speech-Language Pathology
- Tattoo and Body Piercing Artists
If you have a "temporary", "limited", "provisional", "probationary" license or you live outside of the United States, you must contact the Professional Licensure office for a renewal packet. Our number is 601-364-7260.
Can I renew my license if it expired two years ago?
No. If your license has been expired for two years or more, you will need to contact the Professional Licensure office for instructions.
I do not know my license number, can I still renew online?
Your license number is required to enter the online process. You may contact our office if you need your license number.
Can I renew my license after the licensure renewal period has ended?
For most professions the answer is no. Audiology, Speech-Language Pathology, and Professional Art Therapy allow, for a limited time period, late renewals and during this time, which is beyond the renewal period, you may still renew your license online (depending on the profession and requirements a late fee may be assessed). Please review the section of your regulations pertaining to licensure renewal for additional information.
I typed in my license number and social security number and received an error message. What do I do?
First verify the information was inputted correctly. If you still receive an error message, contact the Professional Licensure office. Please note that all licenses begin with one or more letters followed by four (4) numbers.
Can I renew online if I am on CE probation?
No. You must contact the Professional Licensure office for your renewal packet.
Is it required that I renew online?
No. You may contact the Professional Licensure office for a renewal packet.
If I renew online will I still receive my ID card and seal?
No. As of July 1, 2008, ID cards and seals will no longer be issued. You will receive a renewal letter via email.
How do I know if my renewal was accepted?
You will receive a confirmation number once the process is complete. Also, an email will be sent to the email address that you provided with the same information.
Can I use a printout of my confirmation page as proof that I have renewed my license?
No. You may use it as proof that you have submitted the information but not that your license has been renewed.