Updates & FAQs

Military Updates & FAQs

Nurse

Colorado Board of Nursing Adopts Five Veterans Policies

The Colorado Board of Nursing approved streamlined licensing and certification measures for veterans transitioning from military service to civilian practice in Advanced Practice Nurse, Registered Nurse, Licensed Practical Nurse, Certified Nurse Aide, and Licensed Psychiatric Technician professions. Find out more when you apply.

Dentist

Colorado Dental Board Adopts Veterans Policy

The Colorado Dental Board approved streamlined licensing measures for veterans transitioning from military service to civilian practice in the Dental Hygienist profession. Find out more when you apply.

Physical Therapist

Colorado Physical Therapy Board Adopts Veterans Policy

The Colorado Physical Therapy Board approved streamlined certification measures for veterans transitioning from military service to civilian practice in the Physical Therapist Assistant profession. Find out more when you apply.

A: Start by reviewing the requirements for licensure, certification, or registration for your profession found on our Summary of Services page.

A: Review the items on our Career Pathways page to see where you may benefit.

A: The Colorado Department of Military and Veterans Affairs has a state tuition reimbursement program. Find out more about Tuition Assistance.

A: Colorado Business Express is a quick and easy way to register a business with the Colorado Department of Revenue and/or Colorado Department of Labor and Employment.

A: While DORA licenses and regulates the majority of the state's professional and occupational licensing programs, licensure for teachers and attorneys are not part of its purview. The Department of Education, Professional Services and Educator Licensing Office is your resource for questions and information about educator certification.

In addition, DORA has no regulatory authority over attorneys or judges, nor can it provide legal advice, recommend an attorney or process complaints regarding non-DORA legal matters. For information on attorney regulation and licensing, please contact the Colorado Supreme Court.  

A: Go to DORA's Calendar for information about all of our board meetings, special workshops, webinars and outreach events.