Instructions for applying for the LPC- Licensed Professional Counselor licensure
We have an information/application CD that contains all the forms needed to apply for licensure. There is an 'Instructions/Checklist' included on the CD that will guide you in filing your "LPC Licensure Packet". The fee for the CD is *$30. Please forward your check or m/o payment, made payable to WVBEC, along with your request to include your full name, mailing address, email address and phone number to the board mailing address:
LPC Application CD Request
815 Quarrier Street, Suite 212
Charleston, WV 25301
*You also have the option to pay the fee at the Credit Card Payment Tab. You must forward your credit card payment receipt to firstname.lastname@example.org in order for your request to be processed. Please include in the subject line of your email-LPC Application CD Request and include your home mailing address in your email.
Please note, for individuals currently licensed in another state (fully licensed and having completed the supervision requirement) you will need to request the 'LPC Reciprocity Packet'. Please click the title for more information.
Applicants for LPC Licensure will need to file the completed "LPC Licensure Packet" with the board office prior to taking the National Counselor Examand/or receiving your provisional licensure certificate. Please note that WVBEC also accepts the CRC or NCMHCE exam. If you have already taken and passed the NCE exam as part of your graduate studies, please request NBCC forward your exam scores to the board address below.
If you would like to read the current licensure requirements prior to sending for an application CD, click on Licensing Rule, Series 1.
Unless our staff member is on vacation, your request will be processed within 7 days. You will receive a copy of the licensing and fees rule in your packet.
Please note, the fee to apply for LPC Licensure is $200 and is due at the time you submit your "LPC Licensure Packet". Please see Series 2, Fee Rule.
If you have additional questions, please email the board at email@example.com