Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL)
Due to COVID-19 and for the health and safety of consumers, the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs offices will be closed to the public through Thursday, April 30th or until further notice.
During this period of office closure, no walk-in services will be available and the public is strongly encouraged to use our online services. For a full listing of online services go to http://cca.hawaii.gov/covid19.
Welcome to the Professional and Vocational Licensing Division. PVL is responsible for 25 professional boards and commissions and 26 licensing programs. In total, the Division licenses 51 different professions and vocations. To learn more about a specific licensing area, please choose from the list below.
PRINT YOUR LICENSE POCKET ID AND WALL CERTIFICATE ONLINE
Effective April 18, 2019, you must retrieve and print your pocket ID card and wall certificate via your MyPVL account. No other notice will be provided.
|Log in with your existing MyPVL account or sign up for a new MyPVL account|
|View List of License Types Issued Wall Certificates|
Enforcement of the state’s licensing laws for these boards and programs are handled by DCCA’s Regulated Industries Complaints Office (RICO) . To verify the current status of a licensee and if the licensee has a prior complaint history contact the RICO Consumer Resource Center at (808) 587-3295 or (808) 587-4272.
For questions about registering a business contact the Business Registration (BREG) Division.