Applications for the LPCC in California
Applications are available on the Board of Behavioral Sciences website.Applicants are advised not to call the BBS to ask if their application has been received. Following are ways to know if the BBS has received your application:
Applications for Intern Registration
This application is appropriate for those who have completed degrees in California or out-of-state and are applying for a registration number, so they can complete their 3,000 hours of supervised practice over a two-year period. This form is also used for out-of-state applicants who need to complete supervised hours in California. bbs.ca.gov/pdf/forms/lpc/pci_app.pdf
Applications for Examination Eligibility
In-State Application: This application is for counselors who have completed all the education requirements and gained all supervised experience in California and are ready to take the NCMHCE. It is for those who have no out-of-state experience or licensure. http://www.bbs.ca.gov/pdf/forms/lpc/lpc_app_st.pdfOut-of State Application: This application is for counselors with any out-of-state experience or licensure. Note that the requirements for out-of-state applicants will change on Janury 1, 2016.