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Indiana Professional Licensing Agency

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Genetic Counselor licenses are renewed every two years.  The expiration date is June 30th of even numbered years.  Renewal notification information will be e-mailed out to all licensees that hold a current license during the first week of May.  It is very important that you make sure that Professional Licensing Agency has your correct email address.  Email and address changes may be made by logging into your license account at

Renewal fee is $30.00 if renewed on or before June 30th.  If renewed after June 30th a late fee of $50.00 will be due in addition to your renewal fee. 

Continuing Education:  To renew your license, you must have fifty (50) contact hours that been approved by the National Society of Genetic Counselors within the 2 year licensure period. 

Approved by the Medical Board - Any Genetic Counselor licensed from January 1, 2014 through May 30, 2014 will not be required to obtain any contact hours for renewal.  All others regardless of how long you have been licensed are required to have the full 50 contact hours.  If you are unable to obtain them, you may request a hardship waiver with the Board.  

Name Change Information To change your name on your Genetic Counselor license you will need to email, fax, or mail a legal document showing the name change.  Legal documents accepted are a marriage certificate, divorce decree, court document, drivers license and social security card.  Please include with your name change document your license number, how you wish your name to read, your current address, phone number and email address.   

Address Change Information:   You may change your address online during your renewal process or you may email us your new address information along with your name and license number and we will assist you with the address change. 

Professional Licensing Agency
402 West Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone (317) 234-2060
Fax (317) 233-4236