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FAQ Info: Dental Hygienist License Procedures


The following provides some basic reference information on requirements and procedures relating to frequently asked questions. It is not a comprehensive list but intended to provide initial background and sources.


  • Office of Professions License/Name Database: Click here to search name/license number database


  • Address and Name Changes: Education Law requires those licensed in New York to notify the New York State Education Department of any change in name or mailing address within 30 days of the change. Failure to do so may be considered professional misconduct, delay renewal and result in late fees to renew the registration of a professional license.

§ For address changes, contact the Office of Professions: 518-474-3817, TDD/TTY 518-473-1426; fax: 518-474-1449; email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. See form 


§ Name changes require written notification of any name change to: NYS Education Department Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Records & Archives Unit, Education Building - 2nd Floor, Albany, NY 12234-1000.



If Licensed in Another State

Examination Requirements

Limited Permits

3-Year Limited License (Relating to Residency, Citizenship) 

Restricted Anesthesia Certificate

Application Forms