State renewal for professional licenses soon

From Staff Reports
news@newnan.com
Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp reminds individuals in several professions of upcoming renewal deadlines.
Professions and dates are:
• Nov. 30: Plumbers.
• Dec. 31: Master Barbers, Chiropractors, Engineers, Land Surveyors, Landscape Architects, Pharmacists, Psychologists, and Veterinarians.
• Jan. 31: Registered Nurses –  Note that individual licenses may expire on either even or odd years. Please check your expiration date to determine when you must renew.
Individuals may complete their renewals online by visiting the Professional Licensing Boards (PLB) website at www.sos.ga.gov/plb . They may then select their respective licensing board and choose “License Renewal” via the Online Services drop down menu or Featured Content links to the right of the page.
“I encourage everyone to take advantage of our e-government solutions such as the PLB online renewal. It is a convenient and time saving solution available to everyone” said Kemp.
Kemp also reminds all licensed professionals that as of Jan. 1, 2012, Georgia Law requires all those applying for renewal of existing license to submit secure and verifiable documentation with their application. All applicants must comply regardless of how long they’ve been licensed and should include their full name and professional license number on any documentation submitted.
Examples of secure and verifiable documentation include driver’s license, U.S. passport, or green card. A detailed list of documents issued by the Office of the Attorney General may be found at http://www.sos.ga.gov/plb/svdlist.pdf .
Applicants can verify their completed renewal by checking for updated expiration dates via the PLB website using the Professional Licensee Search located on the Licensing Board Services listing on the right of the page.

More Local

Volunteers help prepare annual Moreland barbecue

Succulent pork barbecue and the trimmings were served up at the Lewis Grizzard Memorial Barbecue Pavilion behind the Moreland Mill on Saturd ... Read More


Lighting up the sky

Fireworks tradition started in the mid-1970s

See Sunday's print edition for a full-page layout of images that accompanied this story.  For many residents of Coweta County, the annu ... Read More


Rain puts damper on 4th events

Inclement weather may have cancelled Newnan’s annual Fourth of July parade Saturday, but a few brave vendors set up booths downtown de ... Read More


Coweta Commission

Workshop meeting set for Tuesday at 4

The Coweta County Board of Commissioners will meet twice this week: on Tuesday for a workshop meeting and Thursday for the first regular mee ... Read More


Program helps households replace old toilets

A program aimed at increasing the number of efficient toilets – and getting rid of older water wasting models – is working. The ... Read More

Newnan Fireworks to light sky rain or shine

Despite morning rain, 4th of July fireworks show presented by Rotary Club of Newnan has not been cancelled at this time. Local storms are e ... Read More