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DCCA NEWS RELEASE: More than 30,000 licensed professionals are urged to renew their license online at MyPVL

Posted on May 17, 2016 in Latest Department News

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) reminds more than 30,000 Hawaii professionals that their licenses are up for renewal this current cycle. Licensees may complete the renewal process online at MyPVL (

Beginning Monday, May 9, 2016, the following professional licenses are available for renewal:


Dispensing Optician Motor Vehicle Dealer
Elevator Mechanic Motor Vehicle Distributor
Guard Motor Vehicle Manufacturer
Guard Agency Motor Vehicle Salesperson
Guard Employee Nursing Home Administrator
Licensed Bachelor Social Worker Osteopath Physician and Surgeon
Licensed Clinical Social Worker Pest Control Field Representative
Licensed Social Worker Pest Control Operator (Inactive Only)
Massage Establishment Private Detective
Massage Therapist Private Detective Agency
Motor Vehicle Auction Psychologist
Motor Vehicle Branch Location Psychologist – Industrial
Motor Vehicle Broker Uniform Athlete Agent
Motor Vehicle Consumer Consultant Veterinarian

Instructions for completing the online renewal have been mailed to each current license holder. Dispensing Optician renewals will be accepted until midnight on July 1, 2016. All other online renewals for this cycle will be accepted until midnight on June 30, 2016.

The implementation of the MyPVL system has facilitated the professional and vocational licensing processes. Earlier this year, more than 8,700 (98%) architects, landscape architects, land surveyors, and professional engineers utilized the service to renew their licenses online.

MyPVL service enables 24/7 access to information and services from a single dashboard for all PVL licensees. 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,

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Media Contact:

William Nhieu

Communications Officer

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs

Email:  [email protected]

Phone: (808) 586-7582

Cell:    (808) 389-2788