Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors Apply for a New License - Apply By Mail

When submitting in documentation to the board for application or upgrade you must submit the most current forms which can be found on our website at the “Applications and Forms “ tab.

All application materials must be sent to the board as a single packet which must include the board required forms, fee, transcript, and proof of passing the National Counselor Exam (NCE). (Including Transcript In Packet Is Optional, But Recommended). Incomplete application packets will be returned to the applicant without review. Application fee will be retained by the board and is not refundable. The applicant may resubmit a complete application packet within 45 days of the date of the notice of deficiency without additional fee. However, if the resubmitted application packet is received after the 45 day requirement, the original application fee is forfeited and the applicant must submit a new application fee of $98.00 along with the application material.


Licensed Professional Counselors
Mail Code 1470
PO Box 149055
Austin, TX 78714-9055

Please read the rules carefully to ensure that you qualify for licensure before submitting an application, as all fees submitted to the board are non-refundable.


Last updated July 10, 2018