California Occupational License

License Title:
    Speech-Language Pathology Assistant Registration
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Licensing Agency:
     Department of Consumer Affairs
     Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and Hearing Aid Dispensers Board

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: 2005 Evergreen Street, Ste. 2100
Sacramento,  CA  95815

     Phone Number: (916) 263-2666
     Fax Number: (916) 263-2668

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
Fees: Application and initial license: $50
Fingerprint processing: $49
Renewal: $75

Examination Frequency: N/A

Exam Locations: N/A

Experience Requirement: An associate of arts or sciences degree from a Board approved speech-language pathology assistant program; or Evidence of completion of a bachelor’s degree program in speech-language pathology or communicative disorders and completion of the field work experience as required from a Board-approved program.

Average Time to Process Application: 8 weeks.

Renewal Period: Biennially (every second year); last day of birth month.

Special License Requirements: Speech-language pathology assistants are required to complete 12 hours of CPD in the preceding two year renewal period.

Authority: Business and Professions Code, Chapter 5.3, Division 2.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Speech-Language Pathologists 291127