Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Citizens' Guide to State Services

Published by
William Francis Galvin
Secretary of the Commonwealth
Citizen Information Service

State Licenses: Division of Professional Licensure

K46 Division of Professional Licensure
Board of Registration of:
K47 Allied Health Professions
(Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists)
K48 Allied Mental Health and Human Service Professions
(Marriage/Family Therapist, Rehabilitation (Alcoholism) Counselor, Mental Health Counselor)
K49 Architects
K50 Barbers
K51 Chiropractors
K52 Cosmetologists (Hairdressers, Manicurists, Aestheticians)
K53 Dietitians and Nutritionists
K54 Dispensing Opticians
K55 Drinking Water Supply Facility Operators
K56 Electricians (Firewarning, Alarm, and other Power-Limited Systems Technicians and Contractors)
K57 Electrologists
K58 Embalming and Funeral Directing
K59 Engineers (Professional) and Land Surveyors
K60 Health Officers (Certified)
K61 Hearing Instrument Specialists
K62 Home Inspectors
K63 Landscape Architects
K64 Massage Therapists
K65 Optometry
K66 Plumbers and Gasfitters
K67 Podiatry
K68 Private Occupational Schools
K69 Psychology
K70 Public Accountancy
K71 Real Estate Appraisers
K72 Real Estate Brokers and Salesmen
K73 Sanitarians
K74 Sheet Metal Workers
K75 Social Workers
K76 Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
K77 Veterinary Medicine


K46 Division of Professional Licensure
Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118-6100
Administration: 617-727-3110
Consumer Complaint Line: 617-727-7406
Main Number: 617-727-3074
TTY: 617-727-2099
Fax: 617-727-2197
www.mass.gov/dpl
E-mail: REG.Director@state.ma.us

The individual boards of registration and examination license professions and trades based upon statutory criteria and regulations. The Investigative Unit accepts complaints in writing against those whom the boards register or license. Each board can revoke or suspend licenses after investigation of serious complaints. The Division of Professional Licensure is under the jurisdiction of the Office of Consumer Affairs and Business Regulation.

Regional Office:
436 Dwight Street, Room 210
Springfield, MA 01103-1317
Tel: 413-735-6293

BOARDS OF REGISTRATION OF:

K47 Allied Health Professions: 617-727-0054
(Athletic Trainers, Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists)

K48 Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professions: 617-727-3080
(Marriage/Family Therapist, Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation, Applied Behavior Analyst, Mental Health Counselor)

K49 Architects: 617-727-3229

K50 Barbers: 617-727-9940

K51 Chiropractors: 617-727-3084

K52 Cosmetologists: 617-727-9940 (Aestheticians, Beauticians, Hairdressers, Manicurists)

K53 Dietitians and Nutritionists: 617-727-9925

K54 Dispensing Opticians: 617-727-9970

K55 Drinking Water Supply Facility Operators: 617-727-9952

K56 Electricians: 617-727-9931 (Firewarning, Alarm and other Power-Limited Systems Technicians and Contractors) (also, see K39)

K57 Electrologists: 617-727-9940

K58 Embalming and Funeral Directing: 617-727-1718

K59 Engineers (Professional) and Land Surveyors:(617) 727-9957

K60 Health Officers (Certified): 617-727-3022

K61 Hearing Instrument Specialists: 617-727-1945

K62 Home Inspectors: 617-727-4459

K63 Landscape Architects: 617-727-9931

K64 Massage Therapists: 617-727-9940

K65 Optometry: 617-727-1945

K66 Plumbers and Gasfitters: 617-727-9952

K67 Podiatry: 617-727-2214

K68 Private Occupational Schools: 617-727-5811

K69 Psychology: 617-727-9925

K70 Public Accountancy: 617-727-1806

K71 Real Estate Appraisers: 617-727-3055

K72 Real Estate Brokers and Salespeople: 617-727-2373

K73 Sanitarians: 617-727-3022

K74 Sheet Metal Workers: 617-727-4454

K75 Social Workers: 617-727-3073

K76 Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: 617-727-9970

K77 Veterinary Medicine: 617-727-3080


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