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Midwifery Professional License


State Education, Department of

Midwives need a license from the New York State Department of Education (NYSDOE).

Applicants must meet education and experience requirements, and pass an exam. Applicants who have not passed the exam can get a limited permit. With this permit, they can practice under the supervision of a licensed and registered midwife or physician.

NYS Education Department

Office of the Professions
Registration Unit, State Education Building
2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12234-1000
Phone (518) 474-3817
Fax (518) 402-2323

TDD/TTY: (518) 473-1426

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