Beginning June 1, 2020, the Division and its boards will begin to accept members of the public in its building but with some new rules and safeguards.
- If you are an applicant or licensee, and you plan to hand deliver items, you will be required to remain in the lobby area to meet with a representative of your board. The Division will limit the number of members of the public in the lobby to THREE. Others will be required to remain in your vehicle or outside until you are able to meet with board staff. The Division and its boards kindly ask you to socially distance while visiting the Division. Please have any documents that require notarization completed, including the notarization, prior to your visit.
- If you plan to visit the Division to hand deliver items or take an examination, you will be expected to answer questions regarding your health and any exposure to COVID 19. If you have any of the common symptoms of COVID 19, you will not be granted entry into the building. Staff will be on hand to meet you at the front of the building and you will be expected to maintain social distancing within the Division of Professional Registration.v
- If you are a member of the public who wishes to attend the public meeting of one of our boards, the board will provide you information to attend virtually. Those who do need to gain entry into the building for the meeting will be required to maintain social distancing in the building. You may be asked to wait outside if you have a scheduled appointment with the board and answer questions regarding your health and any exposure to COVID 19.
Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, as a result of health and safety concerns due to the COVID-19 virus, the Division of Professional Registration and its boards, commissions, committees and offices will not accept walk-in visitors for all licensure matters. Please contact the Division of Professional Registration or your professional board office for instructions and information about all licensure matters.
Amendment 2 Medical Marijuana
On November 06, 2018, Missourians approved an amendment allowing the use of medical marijuana for individuals with qualifying conditions set forth in the amendment's language. The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS) will facilitate all requirements related to medical marijuana including licensure under the new requirements. The effective date of the amendment is December 6, 2018 and DHSS has until June 6, 2019, to make the application forms available for individuals who wish to become qualifying patients and to begin accepting applications.
The Division of Professional Registration and its 41 licensing boards will follow Amendment 2 and its enabling regulations regarding medical marijuana for its licensees and applicants who are qualifying individuals.
The Division of Professional Registration and its 41 licensing boards will provide additional information as it becomes available from DHSS.