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Permits, violations & licenses

Register in eCLIPSE as a design professional or attorney of record

Service overview

Design professionals and attorneys licensed in Pennsylvania must register with the Department of Licenses & Inspections (L&I) to file permit applications and appeals in eCLIPSE.

Design professionals must register to serve as a Design Professional of Record (DPRC) and applicant. They can register to view all permit applications on which they are named DPRC.

Attorneys must register to serve as an applicant.


Design professionals and attorneys can register.


Other licenses and registrations

Proof of PA license

You must submit a copy of your current PA license or ID card.

Proof of employment

If you are not self-employed, submit a statement of current or prospective employment. This statement must be on company letterhead and signed by the employer.

Where and when


You can register online using the eCLIPSE system.

If you need help filing your application online, you can schedule a virtual appointment.


There is no fee for this registration.


You can register online using eCLIPSE.


Upload all required documents.

Applications are reviewed within five business days.

If the application is approved, you will receive a notice that your registration is active.

If the application isn’t approved, you will receive an email stating what is missing or required.

Renewal requirements

This registration does not expire.

You can submit changes to employment or contact information online through eCLIPSE.