LISW-S Instructions for Verifying Application Status

After you submit your application for licensure, you will receive an e-mail  with your User ID and password once that application is reviewed by our staff.  Please note, it will likely take several days for you to receive this email, depending on the volume of applications.  If you did not receive this information within 7-10 business days of your application date, you may e-mail  Please do not phone, as phone calls can delay processing.


 Access the Ohio E-License Center: 


Click on the Application Checklist link, as illustrated below.


Application Checklist requires a login ID and password to enter. Once logged in, users can view their application checklist status.



You will be prompted to ensure that your web browser is compatible with our system, and log in. If you are using a compatible web browser, click the Login button.


In order to use this site, you must have a browser capable of 128 bit encryption that is compatible with this system. The newest versions of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (for Windows users) and Safari (for Mac users) can obtain this high level of encryption and are recommended. Opera, Chrome & Firefox 5.0 (and up) will not work properly with this website.


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Enter the User ID and password provided to you, and click Login.

Click the License Status link.

You can now see which items have been received for your file. Items marked “Accepted” have been received and recorded. Items marked “Pending” have not been received. Items marked “Not Applicable” do not apply to your specific educational history or license type.

Once items are received, it may take up to 5 business days for them to be logged into this system by the Board. Once all items are received, your license will be considered for approval. You will be contacted via e-mail upon approval, or if more information is required for your file