If you are a current licensee, please fill out the short 1 minute survey below.
2021 TENTATIVE Meeting and Practical Examination Dates
October 28, 2021 - Applications must be received by September 28, 2021.
Notice - Score TransferThe Board of Examiners for Hearing Instrument Specialists voted to approve the transfer of out-of-state ILE scores to Missouri. The applicant must request that the score be transferred directly to the Board from the International Hearing Society (IHS). The Application for Licensure is in the process of being updated. If you have any questions regarding this change, please contact the Boards office.
Postcards to renew your license will be mailed to the current address on file. Please allow approximately 2 weeks for the postcard to arrive. Upon receipt of the postcard you may renew the license online at https://pr.mo.gov/renew-jetpay-step0.asp
Not sure if the Office has your correct address? You may verify your address online at https://pr.mo.gov/licensee-search.asp.
Should you need to update your contact information you may send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax the information to (573) 526-3856. This change must be completed in writing. Please allow 1-3 business days after submitting the address change for processing.
If you have lost the renewal please visit https://pr.mo.gov/hearing-duplicate.asp. PIN numbers cannot be given out over the telephone.
When mailing the form, it MUST be received by December 31, 2021. Any form postmarked January 1, 2022 and after will be considered late. PLEASE NOTE: The Division's website will be taken down on December 31st at 11:59 pm CST. You may NOT renew online after that time.
In February 2022 the Board plans to conduct a random audit of continuing education compliance for the renewal cycle that ends on December 31, 2021. Licensees will be notified by mail with instructions on how to report continuing education.
Notice - Purchase Agreement Requirements
The Board continues to review complaints where the purchase agreements do not meet the standards of Section 346.020, RSMo. The Board statutes and rules specifically outline what is required for a licensee to be in compliance with the requirements pertaining to purchase agreements. If a purchase agreement is reviewed and violations are noted, the license of the hearing instrument specialist is subject to discipline. If a licensee is employed by a business or company, the licensee must still ensure that the purchase agreement meets the standards of Section 346.020, RSMo.
The Board suggests that not only should all hearing instrument specialists review Section 346.020 Purchase Agreement Contents but also that all licensees take the time to review 20 CSR 2165-3.030 Medical Clearance and Waivers and the FDA requirements, Section 801.421 Hearing aid devices; conditions for sale. Also, the Board recommends that the warranty dates be included on the purchase agreements. When the practice of fitting hearing instruments is performed, purchase agreements are required and the above statute and rules must be adhered to.