Occupational and Professional Licensing
The Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL), oversees the issuing of licenses for certain professions. Criminal records, including expunged records, may affect eligibility for certain licenses.
DOPL can assist you in understanding whether you may qualify for an occupational or professional license. Some of their resources are listed below or you can contact them directly.
- What Crimes Affect my Path to Licensure?"
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
- See specifically FAQ #18: "What factors regarding criminal history will DOPL consider relevant to a licensing decision?"
- Application for Criminal History Determination & Instructions