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Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Current licenses will expire at midnight, Eastern Time, March 31, 2013
The process of renewing a license may take two to three weeks. Initiating contact to confirm the receipt of fees or the status of your license prior to this time will not expedite the renewal process.
Delinquent licenses that expired on March 31, 2011 become null and void on April 1, 2013.
ALL CSW/MFT/MHC licensees and registered intern licenses will expire on March 31, 2015. Renewal notice postcards will be mailed in December 2014. It is the licensees/registered interns responsibility to renew their license whether they receive the renewal notice or not. You may renew your license on-line beginning December 2014. To keep your license out of delinquent status, on-line renewals must be completed by midnight March 31, 2015. Renewals that are mailed must be post-marked by midnight March 31, 2015.
Registered Intern Renewal Information
There are no continuing education renewal requirements for registered interns. If you have completed the minimum requirement of supervised experience as a registered intern but have not completed the requirements for licensure, please review the following rule.
64B4-3.008 Supervision Required Until Licensure.
An applicant who practices clinical social work, marriage and family therapy and/or mental health counseling must continue in "supervision" as defined in Rule 64B4-2.002, F.A.C., and use the term "registered clinical social work intern, registered marriage and family therapy intern, or registered mental health counseling intern" until he or she is in receipt of a license to practice the profession for which he or she has applied or a letter from the Department stating he or she is licensed, even if the two (2) year post-masters supervision requirement has been satisfied.
LCSW/LMFT/LMHC Renewal Information
Licensees receiving their first license on November 1, 2010 or after are in their first renewal cycle and are exempt from continuing education requirements for the current biennium. All other licensees must complete 30 hours of continuing education for the biennium ending March 31, 2013. The hours must be accrued between April 1, 2011 and March 31, 2013. Three of the hours must be in ethics and boundary issues and two of the hours must be in the prevention of medical errors.
Section 456.031, Florida Statutes was revised in 2006 to require the two-hour domestic violence (DV) course be taken as part of every third biennial re-licensure.
- If you were already licensed in 2006, the DV requirement is due within 6 years (2012) and then every 6 years thereafter
- If you were licensed in 2007 or after, the DV requirement is due within 6 years of the licensure date and every 6 years thereafter
- Go to the License Verification Search Screen
- Enter your name or license number
- Click Find Provider
- Find and click on your name from the search result list - your original issue date can be found under the General Information tab
Further renewal and approved continuing education course information can be found in Rule 64B4- 6.001 and 6.002, F.A.C. Approved continuing education providers can be found on this website by clicking on continuing education.
Fees and Renewal Schedule
|Renewal Notices Mailed||December 2012|
|Current Certificate Expiration||03/31/2013|
|Renewing During the Renewal Period
|Active to Active||$130.00|
|Inactive to Inactive||$55.00|
|Active to Inactive||$55.00|
|Inactive to Active||$180.00|
|Active to Retired||$55.00|
|Inactive to Retired||$55.00|
|Renewing AFTER the Renewal Period
(for licenses that expired on 03/31/2013)
|Active to Active||$235.00|
|Inactive to Inactive||$160.00|
|Active to Inactive||$265.00|
|Inactive to Active||$390.00|
|Active to Retired||$265.00|
|Inactive to Retired||$265.00|
|90-Day Notification Renewal
(for licenses that expired on 03/31/2011)
|Active to Active||$390.00|
|Inactive to Inactive||$215.00|
|Active to Inactive||$215.00|
|Inactive to Active||$440.00|
|Active to Retired||$315.00|
|Inactive to Retired||$215.00|
- Inactive to Active - contact us
- A licensee who remains on inactive status for more than two consecutive biennial licensure cycles and who wishes to reactivate the license may be required to demonstrate the competency to resume active practice by sitting for a special purpose examination or by completing other reactivation requirements.
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