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Applying for a license
Basic Requirements
The basic requirements for licensing include review of your academic education, supervised clinical experience, and passage of a national competency exam. Applications will be reviewed and approved under Laws and Rules in effect at time of application.
Application forms are available on the Board's website.  In addition to the forms, you must submit a non-refundable license application fee of $215.00, including a fingerprint based criminal background check. Fingerprint based background checks are required for new applicants and every 5 years thereafter.
Choose the method
Description of Application Methods 

The Board has several methods by which you can apply for license.  Review each and decide which best fits your circumstances. 
Application Methods
Education, Experience, Exam & Professional Disclosure Statement Information
Education requirements include a graduate degree from an accredited university.  The following will provide more detail about education to meet requirements for licensure.
Education Requirements  
Clinical Experience consists of supervised direct client contact. 
Clinical Experience Requirements 
Passage of a national examination is required for licensure. 
Examination Requirements 
Professional disclosure statement


Licensing Requirement Flowchart
License Requirements Flowchart


OBLPCT Law and Rules Exam
Law and Rules Exam. Updated on 12/2/16. For those who became eligible for licensure prior to 12/2/16, the Board will continue to accept the prior version of the exam (Exam #9) only through 12/9/16.