Idaho Licensing Requirements for Hearing Aid Dispensers
The information below is collected from state licensure boards or regulatory agencies responsible for regulating the professions of hearing aid dispensers. The information is reviewed on an annual basis. Please be advised that laws, regulations, and policies may change at any time, so always check with your state for the most up-to-date information.
- be at least 21 years of age
- be of good moral character and temperate habits
- never have had a license revoked or otherwise sanctioned as part of disciplinary action from this or any other state
- never have been convicted, found guilty, or received a withheld judgment for any felony
- never have been found by the Speech and Hearing Services Licensure Board (Board) to have engaged in prohibited conduct, provided however, the Board may take into consideration the rehabilitation of the applicant and other mitigating circumstances when considering applications for licensure
- successfully graduated from an accredited high school or the equivalent
- successfully pass a theory and practical examination approved by the Board
An applicant for licensure by endorsement must substantiate to the Board that the applicant holds a current, active, and unrestricted equivalent license in another state or United States territory.
The holder of a provisional permit may practice only while under the supervision of a person fully licensed hearing aid dispenser.
Every person holding an Idaho license must annually complete 10 contact hours of continuing education prior to license renewal.
Audiologists may dispense under an audiology license.
30 days from date of delivery
Mail Order/Internet Sales
Mail order dispensing and Internet sales are not addressed in the law/regulations.
Speech and Hearing Services Licensure Board
For further information on laws and regulations for speech-language pathologists and audiologists, please visit these websites:
Questions regarding state advocacy issues? Call ASHA at 800-498-2071 and ask for the State Advocacy Team.