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Please allow adequate processing time for applications. Applications that are complete, fully documented, and meet the minimum requirements of the Regulations will be processed within 30 days (6 weeks) of the last document received. You will receive an email notification of the status of your application following the evaluation of your file.

LPC, LMFT, LSATP, CSAC, CSAC-A, CRP (licensure or residency)

For LPC, LMFT, LSATP or CRP licensure or residency status, please contact the Board of Counseling at coun@dhp.virginia.gov or by phone at (804) 367-4610. For CSAC or CSAC-A licensure of supervision status, please contact the Board of Counseling at csac@dhp.virginia.gov or by phone at (804) 367-4610. Please allow adequate time for the Board to receive and process your application. The review process can take up to 30 days from the date that all documentation was received. The Board will send a confirmation email to you upon receipt of your application and/or documentation, and again once your application has been evaluated by the Credential Reviewer.

QMHP-A, QMHP-C, QMHP-Trainee and Registered Peer Recovery Specialist (RPRS)

PLEASE NOTE:  If you applied online, you may return to the Initial Applications website to view your checklist and track the progress of your application as well as print any additional instructions and/or forms provided by the Board. 

Once you have accessed the system, enter the User ID and Password that you previously created then click Login. 

Once you have successfully logged in, please click the View Checklist link located next to your licensure type (i.e. Qualified Mental Health Professional-Adult) under Pending Licenses on the Welcome page.

View Checklist

At the top of the Checklist Information Page, you will find a link which will allow you to download/view any additional instructions/forms/guidance documents provided by the Board.

At the bottom of the Checklist Information Page, you can view the Checklist (Registration Requirements) that the Board utilizes as they process your application.  This checklist allows you to track the progress of your application.

Checklist - License Requirements

“Unchecked” means that the requested information has not been received.
“Completed” means that documentation related to the requirement has been received and added to your file.
“Incomplete” means that the information submitted has been received, but that some information may be missing or incorrect. You should contact the Board if you did not receive an email regarding this change to your checklist.
“Not Applicable” means that this particular requirement does not apply to you. No action is needed.
“Waived” means that this requirement has been met under some other requirement. No action is needed.

The Board keeps incomplete applications on file for one year from the date of submittal. If your application has expired, you will be required to submit a new application. Please contact the Board at qmhp@dhp.virginia.gov for this information.