Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation

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The E. O. Thompson State Office Building houses the headquarters of the TDLR

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) is a state agency of Texas.

TDLR is responsible for licensing and regulating a broad range of occupations, businesses, facilities, and equipment in Texas.[1]

TDLR has its headquarters in the Ernest O. Thompson State Office Building in Downtown Austin.[2][3]


Occupations Licensed by TDLR[4][edit]

  • Air Conditioning and Refrigeration
  • Architectural Barriers (however, architects themselves are regulated by a separate professional board)
  • Auctioneers
  • Barbering
  • Behavior Analysts
  • Boiler Safety
  • Combative Sports (i.e., boxing and mixed martial arts)
  • Cosmetologists
  • Dietitians
  • Driver Education and Safety
  • Dyslexia Therapists and Practitioners
  • Electricians
  • Elevator / Escalator Safety
  • For-Profit Legal Services (however, the State Bar of Texas regulates attorneys)
  • Hearing Instrument Fitters and Dispensers
  • Industrialized Housing and Buildings
  • Licensed Breeders
  • Midwives
  • Orthotists and Prosthetists
  • Podiatry
  • Polygraph Examiners
  • Property Tax Consultants
  • Property Tax Professionals
  • Service Contract Providers
  • Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists
  • Temporary Common Worker Providers
  • Tow Trucks, Operators and Vehicle Storage Facilities
  • Transportation Network Companies
  • Used Automotive Parts Recyclers
  • Vehicle Protection Product Warrantors
  • Water Well Drillers and Pump Installers
  • Weather Modification

References[edit]

  1. ^ "TDLR 2017-2012 Strategic Plan" (PDF). Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. 24 June 2016. Retrieved 29 September 2017.
  2. ^ "Contact information for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation." Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Retrieved on December 30, 2010.
  3. ^ "APPLICATION FOR: Texas Cosmetology Salon License." Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. 3. Retrieved on December 30, 2010. "Austin Headquarters: E.O. Thompson State Office Building · 920 Colorado · Austin, Texas 78701"
  4. ^ "Programs Licensed and Regulated by TDLR". Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Retrieved 29 September 2017.

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