There is no endorsement or reciprocity for a Master Social Work or Clinical Social Work license. If you have taken the national ASWB exam for Master Social Work or Clinical Social Work, then you would apply for license by exam waiver. If not, you would apply for license by exam.
LPC: The list of states that are approved for license by endorsement for Licensed Professional Counselors may be found on the application form – please check the form available on the site www.sos.ga.gov/plb/couonselors, the “Download Forms” link, for the most current application.
MFT: The list of states that are approved for license by endorsement for MFT licensure in Georgia may be found on the application form – please check the form available on the site www.sos.ga.gov/plb/couonselors, the “Download Forms” link, for the most current application.
MFT licensure by endorsement is considered when an applicant is fully licensed and in good standing in another jurisdiction and has met or exceeded the following criteria:
- The license is held in the specialty of MFT
- The requirement of the jurisdiction in which the license is held are substantially equivalent to and/or exceed those of the state of Georgia.
In order for MFT licensing by endorsement to be considered, the applicant must complete the appropriate application forms and must have the issuing jurisdiction forward a completed verification of licensure form to the Board. The applicant must also forward a copy of the law and rules of the jurisdiction in which he/she is licensed to the Board.
If you are not licensed in another state or jurisdiction, and if you have taken the either the NCE or NCMHCE exam offered by NBCC for Counselors, OR, the Marriage & Family Therapists exam offered by Professional Exam Services, request your official exam score be sent directly to the Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists.