Licensing Resources


The Vermont Board of Psychological Examiners is the licensing authority for  both doctorate- and master-level psychologists in Vermont.  The Board falls under the aegis of the Vermont Office of Professional Regulation.

You can find statutes, administrative rules, and other policies for psychologists by clicking the button below.

Clinical Social Workers

The Vermont Office of Professional Regulation is the licensing authority for licensed independent clinical social workers (LICSW) in Vermont.  Click the button below to access rules, statutes, and policies that apply to clinical social workers in Vermont.

Mental Health Counselors

The Vermont Board of Allied Mental Health oversees licensing for clinical mental health counselors and marriage & family therapists.  The Board of Allied Mental Health falls under the aegis of the Vermont Office of Financial Regulation.

You can find rules, statutes, and policies related to mental health counselors by clicking below.

Working Toward Licensure?

Mental health professionals who are working toward licensure under supervision of a licensed professional must be registered on the roster of non-certified, non-licensed psychotherapists, as required by the Vermont Board of Allied Mental Health.

Licensed in another state?

Mental health professionals who are licensed and in good standing in another state or province may be eligible for licensure by endorsement or for an emergency or temporary license.  Check your profession’s administrative rules to learn more about this entry to licensure in Vermont.


Vermont mental health licenses are renewed every two years in January.  Licenses for psychologists and licensed clinical social workers expire in January of even years (2022, 2024, etc.); licenses for mental health counselors and alcohol & drug counselors expire in January of odd years (2023, 2025, etc.).