Chapter 135-3 APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE
|(1)||A person who seeks licensure as a Professional Counselor, Social Worker or Marriage and Family Therapist shall submit the appropriate application to the Board. The most current versions of applications and other forms are available on the Board website.|
|(2)||A person who seeks licensure in more than one profession regulated by this Board shall submit a separate application, separate supporting documentation, and separate non-refundable application fee for each type of license.|
|(3)|| The Board will only review complete
applications that contain all supporting documents and required information.
|(4)||If an application for licensure is denied by the Board, the applicant will be notified in writing. Within 30 days of the date of the letter of denial, the applicant may request an appearance before the Board. This request must be in writing and should include any new, additional supporting documents that have not been previously submitted.|
|(5)||If after the applicant's appearance, the Board upholds the denial of the application, the applicant may reapply at any time by submitting a new application, all new supporting documents (except for the official transcript if available, and any official exam score report already on file) and the appropriate fee.|
The Board will provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified applicant with a disability in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act. The request for an accommodation by an individual with a disability must be made in writing on a form provided by the Board and received in the Board office by the application deadline along with appropriate documentation, as indicated in the Request for Disability Accommodation Guidelines.
|(1)||General Provisions. All Applicants.
|(2)||Provisions Applicable to License
|(1)||The Board may license without examination any Professional Counselor or Marriage and Family Therapist currently licensed in another state or jurisdiction, so long as that other state or jurisdiction's requirements for the license in question are substantially equal to or greater than those in Georgia.|
|(2)||The applicant must file a written application, and the non-refundable fee, for licensure by endorsement on Board approved forms available on the website: www.sos.ga.gov/plb/counselors.|
|(3)||The applicant shall direct the licensure regulatory entity of the state or jurisdiction in which the license is held to complete and submit Form N of the application which indicates that such license is in effect and in good standing.|