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Online Verification Searches


The information furnished at this web site is from the Office of Professions' official database and is updated daily, Monday through Friday. The Office of Professions considers this information to be a secure, primary source for license verification.


Licensees, by name | Licensees, by license number | Permits, by name | Pharmacy Establishments | Professional Business Entities (other than pharmacies) | Professional Discipline Actions | Help with Searches | Terms of Use


Search by name within a profession:

  • Select a profession by scrolling through the list; some professions are listed by commonly-used terms (e.g., Doctor) as well as the legal titles (Medicine and Physician).
  • Enter a minimum of 3 characters of the person's name, with the last name first (separated by a space, not a comma).
  • Click on "Search".

Example:


Profession: Medicine
Licensee Name: doe john

Search by license number within a profession:

  • Select a profession by scrolling through the list; some professions are listed by commonly-used terms (e.g., Doctor) as well as the legal titles (Medicine and Physician).
  • Enter the unique 6-digit license number; you must include any leading and/or following zeroes (i.e., there is no license number '123'; it is actually '000123').
  • Click on "Search".



Search for Permits, by Name:

Permits may be issued in certain professions where an applicant for licensure meets specific requirements. The requirements for obtaining a permit, its duration, and conditions under which it can be used vary by profession; please see the individual profession for requirements and limitations.


Search for Pharmacy Establishments, by Name or Registration number:

New York registers establishments located within the State as well as those located outside NYS that do business in the State. More information concerning the registration of pharmacy establishments can be found here.

To search by name:

  • In the form below,
    • select Establishment Type (All, or specifically a NYS or Out-of-State pharmacy, manufacturer, wholesaler/repacker, or wholesaler)
    • select "Search by" legal or trade name (legal name is most common)
    • enter Name of the establishment you're searching for
    • select New York State County or "Out-of-State"
    • select Status
    • click on "Search"

To search by registration number:

  • Enter the registration number and click on "Search".

Examples:


Establishment Type: Pharmacy - NYS
Search by: Legal Name
Name: CVS
County: Albany
Status: Active

OR

Registration Number: 012345