Effective Tuesday, October 3rd, 2023, the Georgia Secretary of State Professional Licensing Boards will activate its new license management portal called GOALS (Georgia Online Application Licensing System.)
This new licensing management system is designed to expedite the issuance of professional licenses across the state of Georgia and provide an improved online experience. GOALS will provide online access for licensing transactions with new features and benefits that include:
- Self-service application and renewal processing
- Quick and easy access to application status
- Improved alerts and notifications
- Online payment options
- Faster application and processing timelines
- Environment-friendly paper reduction
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
GOALS will be activated in phases and only a select group of professions will be able access the system. For the initial October release, Funeral Directors & Embalmers and Funeral Establishments professions are among the groups which be able to access GOALS.
Additionally, all applicants will have the ability to submit documentation requirements online. Online renewal processing will be expanded to other professions in addition to those that already process renewals online. Payments for fees and fines will also be accepted online.
PROCESSING FEES: All in-person paper applications will cost $10.
WHAT’S NEXT? You will need update your account with our office.
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