Posted: Wed, 04/22/2015 - 10:32am Updated: Thu, 10/25/2018 - 8:34am

Communication Disorder (Speech Language Pathologist) Licensure

Under previous licensing systems, School Services also included the content areas of Speech Language & Hearing Clinician and Speech & Hearing Therapy for School Speech-Language Pathologists. Under Rules 2002, REPA and REPA 3 these content areas are called Communication Disorders and are categorized as an Instructional area rather than a School Services area.

Required Documents:

  • Valid CPR card from IDOE approved provider.
  • Official transcripts showing receipt of a Master's degree in Speech Pathology and which bear the sign and/or seal of the registrar, the degree and date conferred. Provide transcripts for ALL completed coursework at ALL institutions attended. Transcripts must be included with evaluation materials.
  • Suicide Prevention Certificate.
  • A copy of your valid Indiana Professional Licensing Agency License.

Step-By-Step Instructions:

You need to do the following:

  1. Log into your LVIS account.
  2. Click on “Add Application” on the right hand side.
  3. Select Original for Application Action.
  4. Select Instructional for Application Type
  5. Select Communication Disorders for Requirement Type
  6. Type SLP or Communication Disorders in Subject and/or Endorsement Areas
  7. Click “Next”
  8. Click “Add Recommending Institution Entry”
  9. Select the State.  If Indiana, Select the college/university.  If out-of-state, type in the name of the college/university.
  10. Click Save Recommending Institution Entry.”
  11. BE SURE TO ADD ALL COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES. Once you have entered them all, Click “Next.”
  12. Answer the questions. If you answer yes to any of them, you will need to upload the documentation required. Click “Next.”
  13. Upload the required documentation.  Click “Next.”  If you are an out-of-state applicant, LVIS will not ask for a copy of your Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) license.  Please upload a copy of it under the “Other Document”.  Be sure to READ ALL the information on this page. 
  14. For more information about the IPLA license, go to
  15. Click “Next.”
  16. If you have everything completed, you will be able to “Submit Application.”  If not, you need to fix what is missing.   Missing materials will be in RED.
  17. Click the link to pay for all pending applications.
  18. Mark the box under the “Pay?”
  19. Fill out all the Billing information.
  20. Click “Review Summary.”
  21. Click box under Refund Policy.
  22. Click “Submit.”