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License Verifications



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Search & Verify a License Online

You can access public professional licensure information for individuals or facilities, including any disciplinary documents that may be on the record. Click on Search & Verify License and follow the instructions to access this quick, easy, and free service. Online license verifications are considered “primary source verifications” for purposes of credentialing. If an official license verification is required follow the below instructions.

If you searched for a Physical Therapist (PT) or Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) license and did not find a licensee, check the PT Compact Commission Verification page to see if the PT or PTA holds a compact privilege in Delaware.


License Verifications from Other Jurisdictions

Follow the below instructions to have a license verification or letter of good standing sent directly to the Delaware Board Office from another jurisdiction:

Electronic directly from the jurisdiction:
Email license verifications to DE_DPR_VERIFICATIONS@delaware.gov

By Mail directly from the jurisdiction:
Delaware Division of Professional Regulation
861 Silver Lake Blvd, Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904


Official License Verification Requests to Other Jurisdictions

Official license verifications will include the following information:

  1. name of licensee,
  2. type of license,
  3. license status,
  4. date of licensure,
  5. date of expiration, and
  6. any disciplinary history.

If you are requesting an official verification for any of the following license types: Physician M.D., Physician D.O., Physician-Limited, Physician Assistant, ACGME Training, Administrative Medical, or Nursing licenses, see special instructions below for Medical Practice or Nursing.

If you need an official license verification, click here or click on Apply/Manage a License and Service Requests tile on the DELPROS home page.

  • Log in to your DELPROS account and click on the Service Request link at the top of the page in the top dark blue banner.
  • Click on the Apply for a New Service Request button.
  • Answer the questions and follow the instructions to request your License Verification.

NOTE: All requests will be processed in the order in which it was received.

If you are requesting a license verification for someone other than yourself, use the License Verification Request Form to request an official license verification.  Follow the instructions on the form to complete your request. DO NOT use the form to request a license verification of your own license.


Special Instructions for Medical Practice License Verifications

To verify a Delaware Physician M.D., Physician D.O., Physician-Limited, Physician Assistant, ACGME Training, or Administrative Medical license, you must submit the request directly through VeriDoc. Physician (including Physician Training), Physician Assistant, and Administrative license verification requests to another state or jurisdiction are not accepted.

You may only request an official verification from the Delaware Board office for Physician M.D., Physician D.O., Physician-Limited, Physician Assistant, ACGME Training, or Administrative Medical licenses when the verification is for:

  • an organization or agency other than a state licensing board.
  • Veterans Administration (VA) facility, insurance companies, hospitals, or physician placement firm verifications will be accepted.

If you hold a license from the Board of Medical Licensure and Discipline, not in one of the above license types, submit the official verification request following the instructions above. This includes Respiratory Care, Acupuncture, Eastern Medicine, and Genetic Counselor practitioners. VeriDoc does not verify these types of Delaware licenses.


Special Instructions for Nursing License Verifications

The Division of Professional Regulation only provides official license verifications for Nurses for the following reasons:

  • Visa screen
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse license
  • Veterans Administration healthcare facility or regional office

For all other reasons do not submit a service request, go to www.nursys.com.


Verification Fees

There is no charge for using the online license verifications in Search & Verify a License feature.

The fees for all official verifications are listed below. After following the instructions for requesting an official verification shown above, your fee will appear in your secure online portal shopping cart. You must pay with a credit card. Do not send a check, cash, or money order to the Board office.

  • $35 for each verification requested unless you are requesting a special verification
  • $45 for each special license verification (includes standard verification plus additional information.) Only the following professions can request a special license verification:
    • Accountancy CPA Exam Scores—for Delaware CPA Certificate or Permit holders only.  If you do not hold a Delaware CPA Certificate or Permit, you must order a Candidate Score Transfer from the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA).
    • Architect Exam Scores
    • Cosmetology and Barbering Exam Scores or School Hours
    • Geology Exam Scores
    • Pharmacy Internship Hours
    • Real Estate Licensure History
    • Verification of Supervised Hours (if required by the profession)

If your profession is not listed above, the Division of Professional Regulation is only able to provide a Service Request for license verifications without exam scores. The following professions must contact the national organization for exam score verification:

  • For Physical Therapy exam scores, contact FSBPT.
  • For Social Work exam scores, contact ASWB.

 


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