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You must provide written notification of any name change to: NYS Education Department Office of the Professions Division of Professional Licensing Services Records & Archives Unit Education Building - 2nd Floor Albany, NY 12234-1000 Once you are licensed, Education Law requires that you notify the Department of any change in your name or mailing address All licensed practitioners are required to adhere to rules of professional conduct.
In cases of electronic submissions or third-party transcript services providers, the Department must be able to independently verify that the document was received from the expected source via a secure delivery system.
We will only accept third-party submissions after we have determined that the arrangement between the original organization and the third party is consistent with our security and verification standards.
The Office of the Professions cannot officially evaluate your credentials until we receive the required documentation, so please consider this time factor in deciding when to submit your application for licensure.
Translations and qualifications of translators are reviewed on an individual basis.
If you meet all the licensure requirements, we will issue you a license number.
You will be entitled to practice in New York State as of the effective date of licensure.
We recommend keeping a record of your verification requests for your reference.Written confirmation of licensure - your license parchment and registration certificate - is mailed within two working days following the licensure date.Before you receive written confirmation of your licensure, you may find out if your license has been issued (including your license number and effective date of licensure) by checking your name on our online license verification service.The agency will use the SSN or assigned identifier to maintain accurate license and registration records.
This information may be shared with other State or Federal agencies, consistent with applicable laws and Departmental policy, but will otherwise be kept confidential.
Applications are considered active while an applicant is providing documentation to meet the requirements for a professional license or post-licensure certificate (i.e, examination grades, educational credentials and professional work experience).