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These resources – like the public health crisis itself – are constantly evolving and are only current as to the date of publication. This page was last updated on September 1, 2020.

For more up-to-date information on the relief programs available in Kansas, we recommend that you visit the state's COVID-19 Response and Recovery website, the Department of Health and Environment's Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response portal, the Kansas Chamber of Commerce or the Kansas Health Foundation.

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Description of Program and Relief

Extending Professional and Occupational Licenses

The Governor has ordered that all state agencies (a) extend renewal deadlines for any license, certificate, permit, or registration for any (i) occupation or profession to any individual, business, or organization and (ii) organization, establishment, facility, shop, or premises that was in good standing as of March 12, 2020 and that has expired or will expire during the State of Disaster Emergency; (b) waive any late, delinquent, penalty, or expiration fees associated with any aforementioned license, certificate, permit, or registration; and (c) extend the deadlines for any continuing education requirements mandated by any state agency or any board, commission, division, or other licensing authority.

Government or Lead Agency

Kansas Governor’s Office

Dates Available

Effective immediately until September 15, 2020 or until the statewide State of Disaster Emergency relating to COVID-19 expires, whichever is earlier

Eligibility Requirements/Restrictions


Application Deadlines (If Applicable)


Contact for More Information

For more information, contact the Office of the Governor at (785) 296-3232.

List of Additional Information

The original order can be found here, the first extension of the original order can be found here, the second extension of the original order can be found here, and the third extension of the original order can be found here.

The press release for the original order can be found here and for the third extension can be found here.

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