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Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitting Licensing Board - Licenses

Individual License Requirements:

An individual who wants to become a licensed hearing aid dealer and fitter must meet the following requirements:

  • Be at least eighteen years of age
  • Is a person of good moral character
  • Is free of contagious or infectious diseases
  • Has successfully passed the qualifying examination specified and administered by the Board.

The qualifying examination is administered in two parts. The candidate must first pass the written examination before he/she is eligible to take the performance examination.

Individual License Application Procedure:

At least thirty days prior to taking the written examination each applicant must submit the following information to the Board:

  • Application for individual license
  • Application for examination
  • Check or money order, payable to Treasurer, State of Ohio, for $262.00
  • Physicians statement certifying that he/she is free of contagious or infectious diseases (if the applicant holds a trainee permit the physician statement submitted with the permit application will be used with this application)

Corporation License Requirements:

According to Section 4747.02 of the Revised Code any corporation that fits or sells hearing aids must hold a hearing aid dealers and fitters license.

Corporation License Application Procedure:

To apply for the corporation license, a responsible party, on behalf of the corporation, must submit a completed application to the Hearing Aid Dealers and Fitters Licensing Board, 246 North High Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215. The application must be accompanied with a check or money order, payable to Treasurer, State of Ohio in the amount of $262.00. The only sections of the application that need to be completed for the corporation license are item D under This application is for:, and items 6, 8, and the affidavit.

Last Updated: 1/3/07