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Low-Income Individual License Fee Waiver- House Bill 2933

House Bill 2933 was passed during the 2018 legislative session and became effective November 1, 2018.  It related to professional and occupational licenses and an opportunity for a specific waiver of fees for certain persons.  

Applicable Consumer Health Licenses

The applicable Consumer Health professional/occupational licenses are:

  • Body Piercing and Tattooing Artist Licenses
  • Professional Sanitarian & Environmental Specialists Registrations

(The waiver does not apply to health care profession licenses/certifications.)


To qualify for a one-time year waiver of license fees for any single license type a person must present one of the following documenting the definition of "low-income individual":

  • Enrollment in a state or federal public assistance program such as:
    • Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)
    • Medicaid or the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
  • Proof of household adjusted gross income below one hundred forty percent (140%) of the federal poverty line


To apply for this one-time year waiver of a license fee:

  1. Follow the steps for any of the applicable licenses listed above --- all documentation for each license type is still required.
  2. In place of payment for the license fee, fill out the Consumer Health Waiver form and submit in lieu of license fee payment (all exam fees still apply).
  3. Submit all required application documents along with the Consumer Health Waiver form to the address listed on the application form.


Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Consumer Health Service
PO Box 268815                  
Oklahoma City, OK 73126 

Physical Location:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Consumer Health Service
1000 N.E. 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73117

Contact Information:
Phone: (405) 426-8250
Fax:     (405) 900-7557



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