How To Apply

After you Apply – What to Expect

  • Processing Time – Applications are generally processed within 20 business days of receipt, excluding weekends and holidays. Applications are individually evaluated by the Board in order of date received, and processing times can vary based on individual circumstances and volume. 
    • If you receive a deficiency letter, your 20 day count restarts when the Board receives your correct and complete documentation.
    • Please Note – Incomplete applications may be withdrawn if noted deficiencies are not satisfied within 60 days of said notification. If your application is withdrawn, you will be required to restart the application process to be considered for licensure, to include submission of all required documents and fees. 
    • Completed applications will be initially reviewed by Board staff and may be reviewed by the Board at an upcoming Board Meeting. Applications must be complete and received at least 15 days prior to a Board Meeting to be added to that meeting’s agenda. Otherwise, the application will be reviewed at the next Board meeting.
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  • Keep Your Contact Info Up to Date
    • Be sure the email address you include for yourself on your application is correct and current. Email is the primary means of communication used by the Board. 
    • Additionally, it is important for applicants/licensees to update their email address with the Board just as they would update their physical and mailing addresses.

Disability Accommodations

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA Public Law 101-336), the Professional Licensing Boards Division provides for reasonable accommodations by designated vendors for exam candidates with disabilities that may interfere with their performance on a Licensure Examination.  

Applicants may request an accommodation under the American with Disabilities Act by submitting an application and all supporting documentation to the respective Board and/or a designated vendor as instructed on this form>>


Veteran’s Preference Points

Veterans, military service members, transitioning service members and military spouses of the armed forces of the United States, including the National Guard, may be eligible for exam point credits and/or expedited application processes. Download program information>>

  • If you are claiming Veteran’s Preference Points, you must enclose a copy of your DD-214 form, showing that you served during a period of conflict or war for a minimum of 90 days. Contact the VA to request make a DD-214 Request >>


SLP or Audiologist application


PCE or RPE application


Speech Aide application


Audiology Assistant application


SLP or Audiologist endorsement


Inactive status application


SLP or Audiologist renewal


SLP or Audiologist late renewal


Speech Aide or Audiology Assistant renewal


Speech Aide or Audiology Assistant late renewal


SLP or Audiologist reinstatement


Speech Aide or Audiology Assistant reinstatement


License verification


Duplicate pocket card


Wall certificate


Processing Fees - Effective 3/15/2022

  • Online processing fee: $5.00
  • Mail-In processing fee: $10.00

SLP Licensure by Certification

Speech-Language Pathologist with current ASHA Certification (ASHA CCC’s) may apply for licensure by Certification.

SLP Licensure by Examination

If you have NOT already taken and passed the required national licensing examination and meet all the licensure requirements for a Speech-Language Pathologist...

SLP Aide Licensure

Speech-language pathology aide licensees aid in the providing of those speech-language pathology services authorized by the board, who meets the minimum requirements established by the Board, and...

PCE Temporary Permit

Paid Clinical Experience temporary permits may be issued to applicants who have met the academic and clinical experience requirements set out in Board Rules but does not have the post masters paid clinical experience required for licensure as an SLP.

SLP Reinstatement

If you have previously held a Georgia Speech-Language Pathologist license and it has lapsed or been revoked, you may submit a reinstatement application, fee, and all supporting documents.

SLP Aide Reinstatement

If you have previously held a Georgia Speech-Language Pathologist Aide license and it has lapsed or been revoked, you may submit a reinstatement application, fee, and all supporting documents.

SLP Endorsement

If you hold a current, unencumbered Speech-Language Pathologist license in a state on the Boards “Endorsement Approved States” listing and wish to apply for licensure in Georgia...


Speech-Language Pathology and Speech-Language Pathology Aide licenses expire every two years on March 31st of odd numbered years.

How to File

To file online:

Once your checklist is completed, please create an account and upload all documents through the online portal.

To file by mail: 

Call 404-424-9966 and request a paper renewal coupon be mailed to you. When completed, please mail the renewal coupon, the required fee, and any supporting documents to:

Georgia Board of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology 
237 Coliseum Drive 
Macon, Georgia 31217 

  • After renewing online or by mail, CHECK your license expiration date online to assure the renewal was completed. 

Contact Georgia Board of Speech Pathologists and Audiologists