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Licensing - Requirements

Occupations and businesses listed below are regulated by the Department of Regulatory Agencies.

Please check the Office of Economic Development's State-Local Occupational/Industry License Database for other regulated occupations, professions and businesses.

Occupations/Professions

Business/Corporate
MassageAccountants
Acupuncturists
Appraisers
Architects
Athletic Trainers
Audiologists
Bail Bonding Agents
Barbers
Boxers, Kickboxers
Boxing/Kickboxing Promoters
Certified Addiction Counselors
Certified Nurse Aides
Certified Public Accountants
Chiropractors
Cosmetologists
Counselors - Certified Addiction, Licensed Professional, Marriage and Family, Psychologists, Residential Child Care Facility, Social Work, Unlicensed Psychotherapists
Dental Hygienists
Dentists
Distinguished Foreign Teaching Physicians
Electricians
Electrical Contractors
Engineers
Estheticians
Guides, Hunting and Fishing
Hearing Aid Providers
Insurance Producers (Agents)
Insurance Intermediaries
Investment Advisors and Investment Advisor Representatives
Landscape Architects
Land Surveyors and Interns
Licensed Professional Counselors
Manicurists
Marriage and Family Therapists
Massage Therapists
Mental Health Professionals
Midwives
Mortgage Loan Originators
Mortgage Broker-Dealers (mortgage brokers who raise money from individual investors to fund mortgage loans)
Nurse Aides, Certified
Nurses - Licensed Practical, Registered
Nursing Home Administrators
Occupational Therapists
Optometrists
Osteopaths
Outfitters, Hunting and Fishing
Pharmacists
Pharmacist Interns
Physical Therapists
Physician Assistants
Physicians, Distinguished Foreign Teaching Physicians
Plumbing - Apprentice, Contractors, Journeyman, Master, Residential
PodiatristsMedical Professionals
Psychiatric Technicians
Psychologists
Real Estate - Agents/Brokers, Appraisers, Subdivision Developers
Registered Psychotherapists
Residential Child Care Facility Mental Health Professionals
Respiratory Therapists
Sales Representatives - Securities
Social Workers
Stockbrokers
Subdivision Developers
Surgical Assistants and Surgical Technologists
Veterinarians

Accounting Firms
Banks, State-Chartered
Barber Shops
Barber/Cosmetology Shops and Salons
Controlled Substance Distributor License
Controlled Substance Limited License
Controlled Substance Manufacturer License
Credit Unions, State-Chartered
Drug Wholesalers
Funeral Homes and Crematories
Gas Pipeline Safety
Insurance Agencies
Insurance Companies (Life, Property & Casualty, Title, HMOs, Captives, RRGs)
Insurance IntermediariesFuneral Flowers
Insurance Purchasing Groups
Life Care Institutions
Manufacturer Drug Outlets
Money Transmitter Companies
Motor Carriers of Passengers Exempt from Regulation  (Children's Activity Bus Permit (CAB); Charter Scenic Bus Permit (CSB); Luxury Limousine Permit (LL); Off-Road Charter Permit (ORC))
Motor Carriers of Passengers  (Common Carrier - Taxi, Call-and-Demand Limousine, Charter, Sightseeing, and Scheduled Service, Contract)
Natural Gas
Preneed Funeral Homes
Prescription Drug Outlets
Property Carriers  (Hazardous Materials Annual Permit (HMP); Household Goods Mover Permit (HHG); Property Carrier Permit (PRC) Towing ( T ))
Public Depositories
Rail
Savings and Loan Associations and Regulation 6.1 , State-Chartered
Securities Brokerages - Call the Division of Securities at (303) 894-2320 to verify licensure.
Self Insurance Pools
Steam 
Subdivision Developers
Telecommunications
Tramways
Trust Companies
Water                       
Wholesaler Drug Outlets

The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or age in access to, employment in, or provision of any of DORA's programs, benefits, or activities.

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