Licensure is obtained from the Tennessee Department of Health, Board of Communication Disorders. TAASLP is a separate organization. Please use the following information to assist you in your licensure!

Communication Disorders Licensure Information

Each state has its own requirements to obtain a license to practice.

Questions for the TN Dept of Health/Board of Communication Disorders?

  • Visit their website
  • Call them: (615) 253-6061 or 1-800-778-4123
  • Write them: 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37243

Licensure Renewals

Tennessee requires all license renewals to be completed online.

Licensure Guidance for Students Transitioning to Professionals

Professional Privilege Tax

Tennessee has an annual $400 Professional Privilege Tax for many professions, including Audiology & SLP, and requires it be paid online. Note, you will be charged interest daily for every day you are late in paying your tax.

Teacher Licensure Information