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Hawaii Professional and Vocational License Application Status Available Online

HONOLULU--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL) Division is pleased to announce a new Application Status Search feature now available online at PVL Search (

The new feature enables new applicants or existing licensees to search for their own application status. Whether it is a new license application or license renewal, statuses are available 24/7 online in real-time.

"This is one of the most requested features for our customers," said PVL Licensing Administrator, Celia Suzuki. "Instead of calling us, individuals can now monitor the status of their application online in real-time."

PVL Search is a licensee search service that allows the public to validate professional licensees' licensing information. It was created through a partnership with PVL and the state's Internet portal manager, Hawaii Information Consortium, LLC. The service is one of many online services for citizens and businesses offered through the state's official website, (

About DCCA PVL Division

The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, Professional and Vocational Licensing Division licenses 50 different professions and vocations through 25 professional boards and commissions and 25 licensing programs, close to 140,000 professional licenses including both individuals and businesses.


This PVL Search service was launched as part of the eHawaii State Portal Program. Pursuant to chapter 27G, Hawaii Revised Statutes, the Portal Program is overseen by the Access Hawaii Committee, which collaborates with provider Hawaii Information Consortium (HIC) along with state and county agencies to continually identify new online services to be added to the portal. For more information, visit .

About NIC

Founded in 1992, NIC Inc. (NASDAQ: EGOV) is celebrating 25 years as the nation's premier provider of innovative digital government solutions and secure payment processing, which help make government interactions more accessible for everyone through technology. The family of NIC companies has developed a library of more than 13,000 digital government services for more than 5,500 federal, state, and local government agencies. Among these solutions is the ground-breaking digital government personal assistant, Gov2Go, delivering citizens personalized reminders and a single access point for government interactions. More information is available at .

Burt Ramos, 808-695-4616

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