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Professional Regulation

Audiology



When to File

When you have passed the national examination, you may apply for an Audiology license.

Requirements for All Applicants

  • Enclose the non-refundable processing fee by check or money order made payable to “State of Delaware.”
  • If you have ever held a license in another jurisdiction (state, U.S. territory or District of Columbia), arrange for the Board office to receive verification of licensure from each jurisdiction, sent directly from the jurisdiction to the Board office.
  • Complete the Criminal History Record Check Authorization form to request State of Delaware and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal background checks. Follow the instructions on the authorization form to arrange to be fingerprinted.
  • If you have never been issued a U.S. Social Security Number (SSN), submit a Request for Exemption from Social Security Number Requirement.
    The Privacy Act of 1974, Section 7, requires the following information to be given to all applicants: Applicants for any Delaware professional or occupational license, permit, registration or certificate (other than Gaming permits) are required to provide a U.S. SSN (29 Del. C. §8735(m)). The Division of Professional Regulation uses the SSN primarily to verify identity and safeguard personal information. It may also be used to enforce child support obligation (13 Del. C. §2216) and for other lawful purposes

Additional Requirement for Applicants Who Hold Certification

If you hold current American Speech/Language Hearing Association (ASHA) or American Board of Audiology (ABA) certification, you must submit the following in addition to the Requirements for All Applicants.

  • Submit a copy of your current ASHA or ABA certification card or verification letter.

Additional Requirements for Applicants Who Do Not Hold Certification

If you do not hold current ASHA or ABA certification, you must submit documents in addition to the Requirements for All Applicants.

  • Arrange for the Board office to receive an official score report showing that you passed the Praxis™ Audiology national examination, sent directly from the testing service to the Board office.
  • Arrange for the Board office to receive an official transcript from an accredited college or university, sent directly from the school to the Board office.
    • If you were licensed after July 10, 2009, the transcript must show that that you earned a doctorate degree in audiology.

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