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Examination Information


Licensed Professional Counselor Applicants:

The National Clinical Mental Health Counselors Examination (NCMHCE) is computer based and given monthly as determined by NBCC. The exam fee is $195 and is payable to the exam service. You must receive approval from the Virginia Board of Counseling prior to registering for the exam.

The 2014 dates are as follows: January 6–18, February 10–22, March 3–15, April 7–8, April 16–26, May 5–17, June 2–14, July 7–19, August 4–16, September 8–20, October 6–18, November 3–15, December 1–13

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapy Applicants:

Approved applicants shall sit for the examination within two years from the initial notification date of approval. Failure to do so will result in the revocation of approval and obligate the applicant to file a new application for examination.

Applicants who fail the examination twice in succession shall document completion of 45 clock hours of additional education or training acceptable to the board addressing the areas of deficiency as reported in the examination results prior to obtaining board approval for reexamination.

LMFT 2014 Dates
Registration Closes Exam Dates
01/06/2014 01/13/2014 to 02/08/2014
05/12/2014 05/19/2014 to 06/14/2014
08/04/2014 08/11/2014 to 09/06/2014
10/13/2014 10/20/2014 to 11/15/2014