NOTICE - License Renewal
If your professional counselor license expires June 30, 2017, a post card renewal notice will be sent by May 1 via regular mail. The notice includes instructions on how to renew online or request a paper renewal form. Licensees are reminded that the online renewal process must be completed prior to 6:59 p.m. on June 30th. It is recommended a licensee start the online renewal process no later than 6:45 p.m. on June 30th to insure there is adequate time to complete the process. The renewal fee will be $50 with an online processing fee of $1.25 charged by and paid directly to the vendor that processes online payment.
Paper renewal forms, accompanied by the renewal fee, must be postmarked no later than June 30, 2017. If a renewal form is postmarked after June 30, 2017 the renewal fee and late fee will be required.
In August, 2017 the committee plans to conduct a random audit of continuing education compliance for the 2015-2017 licensure cycle. Licensees will be notified by mail with instructions on how to report continuing education. Click on the icon Continuing Education on the committee webpage, pr.mo.gov/counselors, for more information regarding continuing education.
If a licensee needs to update an address or contact information, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or fax the information to 573/751-0735. Updates to licensure information cannot be completed by calling the committee office. When corresponding by e-mail and/or facsimile (fax), please refrain from including any sensitive personal identifying information such as Social Security Number or Date of Birth. After renewal post cards are mailed, a licensee can obtain a paper renewal form by contacting the committee by email, fax, or calling 573/751-0018. Remember: the online renewal system will close at 6:59 p.m. on June 30th.
When corresponding with the Committee for Professional Counselors by e-mail and/or facsimile (fax), please refrain from including any sensitive personal identifying information such as Social Security Number or Date of Birth. The Committee does not need you to include sensitive personal information, in order to respond to your email or fax.
LPCs & Military Personnel
The Missouri Department of Mental Health, in partnership with the Missouri Behavioral Health Alliance, is developing a web-based interactive map that will assist military persons in easily finding treatment providers in the state who can help them with their unique behavioral health needs. If a licensee is interested, please see the electronic enrollment form (name, credentials, available services) at the following link: https://stateofmissouri.wufoo.com/forms/w7p2a3/. Please address questions to DMH.Veteran@dmh.mo.gov.
Reinstating an Expired License
Please contact the board office regarding reinstating an expired license. Scroll to the bottom of the page for telephone number, email, and mailing address information.