Licensure Procedure

For 2024 License Renewals, please click the link below.

2024 License Renewal Procedure

General Instruction

Here you can access documents regarding all license applications for dispensing hearing instruments in the state of Kansas. This includes applications for temporary licensure, audiologists with a doctorate degree (Au.D./Ph.D.), reciprocal license, and those applicants that are taking the exam only.

Application Fee

An application fee of $100 must be submitted with each application. There is also $100 temporary or permanent license fee once the application is approved. These payments can be made through the site by clicking on the "Online Payments" link. Please do NOT send in checks.

FAQs

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and have have graduated from an accredited high school or equivalent. The applicant must have a supervisor (AKA sponsor), pursuant to requirements outlined in K.S.A. 74-5812, pay specified fees ($100 application fee and $100 temporary license fee), and complete the temporary license application.

Pursuant to K.S.A. 74-5814, the board may issue a license to a person who is currently licensed to practice fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments in another jurisdiction if there is both continuous licensure to during the 5 years immediately preceding the application and the absence of disciplinary actions of a serious nature brought by a licensing board or agency of another jurisdiction.

Generally, no. According to K.S.A. 74-8514, those that have obtained a doctoral degree in audiology (from an accredited university) AND are licensed in Kansas as an audiologist are exempt from taking the state written and practical exams.

10 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are required for annual license renewal. Only 3 of the 7 CEUs can be ancillary (i.e., non-HA related). The CEUs must be obtained from July 1st to June 30th, annually. 7 CEUs may be obtained online, but 3 CEUs must be obtained in-person.

Click the "Verify License" link in the upper right of the website. Enter the licensee's last name and click the "search" button.

Click the ONLINE PAYMENTS link in the upper right corner of the website. This will redirect you to NIC where you can make payments online. This is now setup where I will be automatically notified when as payment is made. Checks and/or Money Orders will NOT be accepted.

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The next board meeting will be held on Thursday, Oct, 19th 2023 at 1:00 p.m. on Microsoft TEAMS. Please email Mark Shaver mark.shaver@ks.gov for information regarding this meeting.