State Board of Examiners
in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
Licensure Information

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Rules and regulations - A hard copy is available from the Board office upon request.  Remember to include your mailing address with your request.

Name change - Will be made only when a copy of an official document (marriage certificate, divorce decree or court order) is submitted with a letter of request.  The fee for a duplicate license is $5.00 (check or money order) payable to the Commonwealth of PA.

Address change - Written requests should include the old address, new address and license number and/or social security number.  The Board must be notified within 10 days of any change in address.

Verification of Licensure to Another State - A $15.00 check made payable to the "Commonwealth of PA" is required.  Submit your request in writing including your name, license number and address of the other state licensing board.  Your fee and information should be sent to the State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language and Hearing, P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105.

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Board application forms are available to be downloaded. 

You may apply for Pennsylvania licensure for Audiology, Speech Language Pathology and Teacher of the Hearing Imparied on the basis of:

Current Pennsylvania Employer Form 

Assistant Application for Speech, Language and Hearing Impaired
Application for Approval of Continuing Education

Reactivation Application
Request for Change of Name and/or Address
Request for Verification of Licensure

Questions regarding practice of this profession may be directed to the Office of the State Board: 

Board Administrator, State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language and Hearing, P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2649, (717) 783-1389.  e-mail:

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Board Examination Information:

National Teachers Examination (NTE) in appointed specialty Speech Language Pathology or Audiology 

For examination application contact:  Praxis Series Attn: PA - Board, Educational Testing Service, PO Box 6062, Princeton, NJ 08541-6052.  Phone 1-800-877-3926. 

Completed applications are submitted directly to Educational Testing Service.   Fee is $30 for Examinee Registration.  (Fees subject to change.) 

Examination Dates May Vary: 


Teacher of the Hearing Impaired Exam 

Praxis II Test (0271) from the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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License renewal cycle and fees:

Licenses expire July 31 of every even-numbered year. The board mails renewal notices 2 to 3 months prior to the license expiration date.  Notices are mailed to the most recent address the licensee has reported to the Board.  Therefore, it is very important to notify the Board as soon as possible.  The Postal Service does not forward licenses.

Speech Language Pathologist $46.00
Audiologist $46.00
Teacher of the Hearing Impaired $46.00



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State Board of Examiners in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone - (717) 783-1389
Fax - (717) 787-7769

Modified Date: 08/20/2014 03:14 PM