of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
staffs the audiology and speech-language
pathology programs. The Department of Commerce, Community,
and Economic Development
adopts regulations to carry out laws governing the
practice of audiology and speech-language pathology
It makes final licensing decisions and takes disciplinary
actions against people who violate licensing laws.
- a. Audiologist
b. Speech-Language Pathologist
c. Language Pathologist Assistant
Audiologists and speech-language
pathologists who practice independently must obtain
an Alaska Business License.
for Audiologist License, #08-4056, Revised
Application for permanent license,
temporary license, or courtesy license.
for Speech-Language Pathologist, #08-4405,
for Speech-Language Pathologist Assistant,
||Application for Speech-Language Pathologist Transitional, #08-4545, Revised 05/22/13.
Change of Name Form
, #08-1431, Revised 04/20/09
Enclose $5 if you are requesting a new license.
Statutes and Regulations
Alaska Statutes are passed
by the legislature. Regulations (also called the Alaska
Administrative Code) are rules adopted by the department
to implement, interpret, and make specific the statutes.
Both statutes and regulations have the force of law.
08.11 and regulations 12 AAC 07 specifically apply to
audiologists and speech-language pathologists. AS 08.01
- 08.03 and regulations 12 AAC 02 apply to all professions
regulated by the division.
regulations are advertised in Alaska newspapers and
we invite public comment on them. If you would like
to receive notice of proposed regulations, please write
to the regulations specialist and request that your
name be added to the Audiologists and Speech-Language
Pathologists interested parties list. Please advise
us if you move or wish your name removed from the mailing
and State Organizations
may provide information on the regulation of the
of audiology and Speech Language Pathology in other
American Speech Language Pathology Assn. (ASHA)
10801 Rockville Pike
Rockville, MD 20852
of State Boards of Examiners for
PO Box 326
Wellsburg, WV 26070
Telephone: (304) 737-2395
Alaska Speech-Language Hearing Association
Telephone: (907) 336-7323
|Nathan Vallier, Licensing Examiner
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806