LLR encourages the use of its online licensing services to issue licenses as quickly as possible to our clients. Starting May 15, 2011, a $25 service fee will be instituted for licensing services done in person rather than online.
Application fee must be attached to application form at time it is submitted and is non-refundable.
LPC, LMFT - $ 170
LPES - $ 130
LPC/S , LMFT/S - $ 100
Applicable when applicant has not heretofore taken and passed the appropriate examination. Due upon notification by the Board that approval to sit for the examination has been given. Please contact the professional examination vendor for fees for each profession.
Licensure Fees Payable upon notification by the Board that licensure has been approved. License is not valid until licensure fee has been received. Licensure fees are prorated based on date licensure is granted. The fee does not exceed $150.00 for LPC, LMFT, or LPES licenses. The fee does not exceed $100.00 for LPC-Supervisor or LMFT-Supervisor
Copy of Documents (exam scores, supervision forms, etc.) - $10
Duplicate Wall Certificate - $25
Duplicate Pocket Card - $10
Name Change and New Pocket Card - $10
Returned Check Fee - $30
License Verification to another State Board - $5
Licensee List Request - $10
(Request license verifications online at https://verify.llronline.com.)
LPC - $150
LPC/S - $ 100
LMFT - $150
LMFT/S - $ 100
LPES - $ 150
Reinstatement Fee (if license has lapsed 4 months - 2 years) - $300
Due every two years on common renewal date. Fee plus continuing education information and signed renewal form must be postmarked by renewal date.
Board makes effort to remind licensees that their renewal date is coming up; however, it is the responsibility of the licensee to renew on time, with or without a reminder from the Board.
If the licensee's license as an LPC or LMFT in South Carolina expires without renewal, or is revoked through Board disciplinary action, the supervisory license will automatically become void.)
Fees may be paid by certified or personal check, or by money order, made to the order of "Board of Examiners for Counselors and Therapists." Application, fees, and supporting documents should be submitted to: S.C. Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation S.C. Board of Examiners for Counselors and Therapists Post Office Box 11329 Columbia, S.C. 29211-1329