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Sanitarian Full Registration Application

How to Become an Fully Registered Professional Sanitarian (RPS) and/or Environmental Specialist (RPES) in Oklahoma

All new applications for full registration must include the following:
  1. Completed Application for Full Registration
  2. Completed Affidavit of Lawful Presence
  3. Certified copy of university transcript including:
    1. Conferral of Bachelor’s Degree or higher in public or environmental health, related science field, or equivalent
    2. Minimum 30 hours of approved science, health, and math courses from the Approved Course List
  4. Employer letter verifying two (2) years of post-graduate experience in public/environmental health, including:
    1. Specific job duties
    2. Dates of work performed
    3. Location of work performed
    4. Printed name, title, and signature of superior/verifying individual
  5. Payment of fees including:
    1. $25.00 for RPS or RPES
    2. $50.00 if applying for both RPS and RPES
    3. $30.00 examination fee
    4. Low-Income Individual License Fee Waiver - House Bill 2933

Once all items are received, the applicant will receive an approval letter that they have been scheduled for the next available exam date if applicable. The letter will advise them of the time, date, and location of the exam (See "Testing Procedures".)

The applicant must achieve an exam score of 60% or more to be approved for registration.

Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
Consumer Health Service
P.O. Box 268815                  
Oklahoma City, OK 73126-8815

Physical Location:
Oklahoma State Department of Health
123 Robert S. Kerr Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK

Phone: (405) 426-8250
Fax: (405) 900-7557