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Frequently Asked Questions


Board Rule 135-9-.01 provides specific continuing education requirements for licensees.  Licensees selected for random renewal audits will be provided with instructions for submitting documentation of continuing education. 

The Board does not approve individual continuing education providers.  Please review Board Rule 135-9-.01  for information regarding approved continuing education providers. 

Yes, the Board does offer inactive status (Board Rule 135-6-06 ) to licensees.  A license may remain inactive for no more than six years.  Requests for Inactive Status must be made to the Board in writing.  Please click here   for the Request for Inactive Status Form.

A person who holds an inactive license may apply to reactivate their license by submitting an application to reactivate license  , the required fee and documentation of required continuing education.

All address changes must be reported to the Board within 30 days after the change (Board Rule 135-6-.02).  When making address changes please remember to update your email address.  Changes may be submitted by clicking here.

Please submit your request by email to ExamBoards-Healthcare@sos.state.ga.us; by fax to 866-888-7127 or by mail to 237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia 31217.  Please be sure to include your name, license number, social security number, your new name, and a copy of the legal documentation granting the name change.

  • Lost or stolen pocket cards should be reported to the Board immediately. 
  • You may print a copy of your pocket card by clicking here.
  • If you would like to order a pocket card you may submit your written request to 237 Coliseum Drive, Macon, Georgia 31217.  Please include a check or money order payable to the Professional Licensing Boards in the amount of $25.00.  Be sure to include your license number with your request.

 

There is a form on the Board's website, "Application/Form Downloads" link you may use, or you can simply send a written request to the Board. There is a fee of $25 to process each requested verification. Please provide the name and full mailing address of the intended recipient of the verification.


 O.C.G.A. 43-10A-11(c) for APC licensure and O.C.G.A. 43-10A-13(c) for AMFT licensure, and Board rules 135-5-.01(c)(2) APC and 135-5-.05(3)(b) AMFT provide for an associate level license to only be valid for a five (5) year period. Associate level licenses that lapse for failure to renew may be reinstated one time ONLY, and the remainder of the five (5) years will be allowed to the licensee. Associate level licenses may NOT be placed in inactive status. 

Associate level  licenses currently must be renewed every two (2) years on or before the common expiration date for all PC, SW or MFT licensees of September 30th of every even numbered year. However, the five (5) year date, from the date of initial issuance of an APC or AMFT license, is the final expiration date of the license, and the administrative staff will expire the licenses, so plan before you renew a five (5) year associate level license to avoid paying a renewal fee only to have the license expire soon after on the five (5) year date from initial issuance.


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