Fees

Application fee must be attached to application form at time it is submitted and is non-refundable.

LPC, LMFT - $ 170 - CCE APPLICATION FEE

LPES - $ 130

LPC, LMFT, LAC - INITIAL LICENSE ACTIVATON FEE - $150

LPC/S , LMFT/S, LAC/S - $ 100

Examination Fees

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

Licensure Fees are Payable upon notification by the Board that licensure has been approved. License is not valid until licensure fee has been received. The fee does not exceed $150.00 for LAC, LPC, LMFT, or LPES licenses. The fee does not exceed $100.00 for an LAC-Supervisor, LPC-Supervisor, or LMFT-Supervisor license.

Miscellaneous Fees

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.)

Renewal/Reinstatement Fees

LPC - $150

LPC/S - $ 100

LMFT - $150

LMFT/S - $ 100

LPES - $ 150

LAC/S - $ 100

LPC, LMFT, LAC, PES - RE-APPLICATION AND EDUCATION REVIEW FOR ASSOCIATE OR COUNSELOR - $130 (If a license has lapsed over 2 years)

Reinstatement Fee (if license has lapsed 3 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.

Special Note:

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