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*** Please see our Temporary Changes to Application Form Procedures in Response to COVID-19. ***

General Information

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 Fee: In addition to the forms, you must submit a non-refundable license application fee, which includes the cost of the required fingerprint-based criminal background check.

Statutes (Laws) and Administrative Rules:  These contain your legal rights and responsibilities. Please review the licensure laws and rules carefully prior to completing and submitting your application.

Application Methods & Required Forms

Review each application method and decide which best fits your circumstances:

Application Forms

Please note:  Be sure you have the most current version, as forms are updated periodically.  All application forms, fees and background check information must be submitted to the Board before application is considered complete. If you are unsure which forms to submit, please contact the Board office for guidance. 

* Clinical experience reported on the Post-Degree Supervised Work Experience Form must have been earned in Oregon before 2002 or in another state.

** An official verification is required for each professional license, registration, or certification to practice a healthcare profession in another jurisdiction, whether current or not.

*** The Graduate Degree Information Form is not needed if you graduated from a program that was accredited (at the time you graduated) by CACREP, CORE, or COAMFTE.

Mail application forms and application fee to the Board's office: 
3218 Pringle Road SE, Suite 120
Salem, OR 97302


Links to required education, experience, exam & PDS requirements can be found below:

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