Renewal

The license renewal option in eLicense.Ohio.gov opened on October 2, 2020; see additional information below under the Chapter your license has been issued, e.g., Chapter 4747 or Chapter 4753. 

Updates:
There are currently no technical issues being reported in eLicense for licensure renewals.

Due to passage of House Bill 404 on November 23, 2020, licenses that were due to expire on December 31, 2020 will be extended and will now expire on July 1, 2021.  Licensees also have until midnight on July 1, 2021 to renew their license and complete their required continuing education hours for the 2019-2020 practice period.  Continuing education hours may be completed between January 1, 2019 through July 1, 2021.  If you renew your license between January 1, 2021 and July 1, 2021, your next renewal will remain on or before December 31, 2022.  Even though you have a renewal extension, you still may renew your license by December 31, 2020.  If you have already renewed your license and completed your continuing education hours for the 2019-2020 practice period, no further action is required on your part, and your license will remain valid until your next renewal on or before December 31, 2022.

eLicense.Ohio.gov

CE Broker

Without exception, renewing your professional license is your responsibility as the professional license holder.

In addition, audiologists, hearing aid fitters and speech-language pathologists are required to meet and track their respective continuing education requirements.

Go to eLicense.Ohio.gov to complete your license renewal and to maintain your current personal information.

Go to CE Broker to maintain your required continuing education tracking.

 

Chapter 4747

Biennial renewal

Hearing Aid Dealer
Hearing Aid Dealer Satellite
Hearing Aid Fitter

Beginning the week of September 28, 2020, the Board will mail information to licensees about renewing their license online via eLicense Ohio.  Individuals must renew their license online by logging into eLicense Ohio with their eLicense account.  Beginning October 2, 2020, licensees may go to eLicense.Ohio.gov to complete their license renewal and update contact information.  Please note that the license renewal option in eLicense Ohio will not be available until October 2, 2020.  Hearing Aid Dealer and Hearing Aid Fitter licenses expire every two years on the even-numbered year.  Due to passage of House Bill 404 on November 23, 2020, licenses will now expire at midnight on July 1, 2021, instead of December 31, 2020.  Hearing Aid Fitters must have completed at least 20 clock hours of approved continuing education (CE), including 2 clock hours related to ethics during the practice biennium and will now have from January 1, 2019 through July 1, 2021 to complete the required hours for the 2019-2020 practice period.  Please note that any hours completed between January 1, 2021 through July 1, 2021 to satisfy the 2019-2020 continuing education requirements cannot be counted again towards completion of the continuing education hours required for the 2021-2022 practice period. 

Licensed hearing aid fitters are encouraged to use CE Broker to report and track their continuing education hours with the free basic account option.  Go to CE Broker to maintain your required continuing education tracking.​

Due to passage of House Bill 404, renewal on or before July 1, 2021 (Renewal period opens Oct. 2, 2020)

Hearing Aid Dealer - $120.00 renewal fee + $3.50 eLicense Ohio.gov fee
Hearing Aid Fitter - $120.00 renewal fee + $3.50 eLicense Ohio.gov fee

Late Renewal 

Due to passage of House Bill 404, licensees renewing between January 1, 2021 through July 1, 2021 will not be subject to the $120 late fee.

Chapter 4753

Biennial Renewal 

 Audiologist
 Audiology Aide
 Speech-Language Pathologist
 Speech-Language Pathologist Aide

Beginning the week of September 28, 2020, the Board will mail information to licensees about renewing their license online via eLicense Ohio.  Individuals must renew their license online by logging into eLicense Ohio with their eLicense account.  Beginning October 2, 2020, licensees may go to eLicense.Ohio.gov to complete their license renewal and update contact information.  Please note that the license renewal option in eLicense Ohio will not be available until October 2, 2020.  Due to passage of House Bill 404, licensed audiologists, audiology aides, speech-language pathologists, speech-language pathology aides, and dual licensees now have until midnight July 1, 2021 to renew their license, instead of December 31, 2020.

Audiologists, speech-langauge pathologists, and dual licensees must complete 20 hours of continuing education, which includes 2 hours related to ethics.  At least 10 hours must be specific to the clinical practice in the area of license.  Individuals renewing for the first time are exempt from the continuing education requirements.  Licensees are encouraged to use CE Broker to report and track their continuing education hours with the free basic account option.  Go to CE Broker to maintain your required continuing education tracking.  Licensees required to complete continuing education hours will now have until July 1, 2021 to complete their hours for the 2019-2020 practice period.  Continuing education hours may be completed from January 1, 2019 through July 1, 2021.  Please note that any hours completed between January 1, 2021 through July 1, 2021 to satisfy the 2019-2020 continuing education requirements cannot be counted again towards completion of the continuing education hours required for the 2021-2022 practice period.

Due to passage of House Bill 404, renewal on or before July 1, 2021 (Renewal period opens Oct. 2, 2020)

Audiology or Speech-Language Pathology - $120.00 renewal fee + $3.50 eLicense Ohio.gov fee
Dual License - $170 renewal fee + $3.50 eLicense Ohio.gov fee
Aides - $50 renewal fee + $3.50 eLicense Ohio.gov fee

Late Renewal

Due to House Bill 404, licensees renewing their license between January 1, 2021 through July 1, 2021 will not be charged the $120 late fee.