Welcome to the Bureau of Professional Licensing
Located in the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, the Bureau of Professional Licensing (BPL) was recently established, July 2015, and includes the Legal Affairs Division, Licensing Division and Regulatory and Compliance Division. BPL is responsible for licensing and regulating over 700,000 individuals who are regulated by either the Michigan Occupational Code or the Public Health Code. BPL is also responsible for maintaining the Health Professional Recovery Program (HPRP) and the Michigan Automated Prescription System (MAPS).
The mission of the Bureau of Professional Licensing is to protect, preserve and improve the health, safety and welfare of Michigan’s citizens through the licensing and regulation of occupational and health professionals. The Bureau is designed to make the regulatory system simple, fair and efficient.