Do not use the links and forms below if you are already a registered Sanitarian and need to renew. This web page is only for new Sanitarian applicants. If you are unsure about the qualifications required for this type of license, please see the rules, 25 TAC Chapter 265, Subchapter K.
Regulatory Services Online Licensing System - Initial Application for Professional Sanitarian and Sanitarian in Training ONLY
Initial Application for Professional Sanitarian and Sanitarian in Training must now apply for their initial registration through the new Regulatory Services Online Licensing System. Select the link below to begin the online initial application process. When using the online service, initial license application fees may be paid only using a major credit card.
Initial Application for Professional Sanitarian and Sanitarian in Training must now apply online for their initial application through our new system.
Apply for Your Initial Registration Online through the Regulatory Services Online Licensing System
Once you submit an online application, your fees and information will be processed automatically and routed electronically to the Sanitarian Registration Program.
You should therefore postmark the other required documents and/or forms listed below on or shortly after the date you submit the online application, to avoid a delay in processing time.
The department recommends that you attach a copy of the "Receipt Page" (the final page you are able to print out when you complete the online application) to any documents you submit to our office.
Additional Information Required of Sanitarian applicants:
If currently certified by NEHA as REHS/RS, attach proof of current certification.
- Official college or universities transcripts verifying that you hold a bachelor's degree. The transcript(s) must include 30 hours of science course work that meets the requirements in the agency rules.(25TAC 265.146 Education Requirements) Official transcripts may be mailed to the agency directly from the university. You may also mail the transcripts.
- For Professional Sanitarian applicants: please be aware that if your work experience summary and work dates does not adequately show two (2) years of full time experience in environmental health, consumer health and/or sanitation as defined by agency rule (25TAC 265.145 Qualifications for Registration), you may be required to submit additional information.
- Once this application is approved you will be mailed an examination admission letter along with detailed information on the examination and scheduling procedures. Please note: You may not schedule your examination with Pearson VUE until your application has been approved and an examination letter has been issued.
Mail all required information listed above to our office.