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ONLINE RENEWALS ARE NOW OPEN!
2021-2023 RENEWAL INFORMATION: Your license will expire June 30, 2023
In addition to accepting paper renewal submissions by mail, an automated email(s) will be generated with your renewal information beginning on April 1, 2023, if you provided an email. If you plan to renew online, the system will ONLY be available until 6:59 p.m. cst on June 30th. If your email and/or address need to be updated in our system, please do so as soon as possible at https://pr.mo.gov/counselors-change.asp. Staff will not be able to update your email, address nor provide your renewal information over the phone.
BOARD INFORMATION ON COVID-19
Missouri is currently vaccinating: https://covidvaccine.mo.gov/
Fingerprinting is handled by the state's fingerprint services vendor- IdentGo. To be fingerprinted, you have to schedule a fingerprinting appointment on the Missouri Automated Criminal History Site (MACHS) website, www.machs.mo.gov or call 844-543-9712. Registration Number: 5409 must be provided to send your print results to the Board. The fingerprinting fee is $43.05 but is subject to change. Fingerprinting fees are paid to the state vendor; the Board does not receive or collect fingerprinting fees.
Veterans' Services and Benefits
HB 1719 Suicide Prevention Training Requirement
HB 1719 was passed during the 2018 legislative session and signed into law. The bill included language that amended section 337.718.1 RSMo requiring certain health care professionals to complete at least two hours of training in suicide assessment, referral, treatment, and management training, as a condition of initial licensure. The provision went into effective August 28, 2018.
After January 1, 2019 an applicant for initial licensure as a License Professional Counselor must maintain documentation of complying with this provision. The aforementioned two (2) hours can be part of the graduate course of study or obtained through self-study.
Committee for Professional Counselors Survey
The Committee is interested in your opinion. If you are a currently licensed as a professional counselor or provisionally licensed as a professional counselor, please click on the link below and take a few moments to complete a brief survey. Your email address will not be recorded or stored. Thank you for your participation.
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.
Providing Care to Military-Connected Missourians
The Missouri Department of Mental Health has created a web-based interactive map to connect community behavioral health services to service members, veterans and their families. If a licensee would like to be listed on the map, please complete the electronic enrollment form at the following link: https://stateofmissouri.wufoo.com/forms/w7p2a3/. Please address questions to DMH Veterans Services at DMH.Veteran@dmh.mo.gov.