ATTENTION - IMPORTANT UPDATE:  

 

Given the COVID-19 health emergency, social distancing and other precautions in compliance with Maine CDC recommendations, we are restricting access to the Gardiner Annex of the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation to employees and contractors. For the safety of the public and our staff, we are requesting that all parties use our online, email or telephone services whenever possible to transact business, make inquiries or file complaints. During this time, we intend to continue to deliver high quality services to regulated entities and to the general public while focusing on delivering those services remotely. 

 

Contact 211 Maine for answers to frequently asked questions on COVID-19:

 

Notice Regarding License Verification Requests

Effective March 1, 2019, the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation (OPOR) will no longer issue paper license verifications. License verifications are available, free of charge, on OPOR’s official database, https://www.pfr.maine.gov/ALMSOnline/ALMSQuery/Welcome.aspx.This database is updated in real time as changes occur.The Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation considers this information to be a secure, primary source for license verification.

 

Are You a Mandated Reporter?

Maine law requires that medical, mental health and social services personnel immediately report or cause a report to be made to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) when the provider knows or has reasonable cause to suspect that a child or an incapacitated or dependent adult has been or is likely to be abused or neglected or that a suspicious death (child or incapacitated adult) has occurred.

Follow this link for more Mandated Reporter Information

New requirements for Domestic Violence training are posted in the "What's New" section below.

Future correspondence from the Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure will be sent to you by email, so please be sure to keep your contact information current. Follow this link to verify your contact information.

 

NOTICE TO ALL APPLICANTS, EMPLOYERS, AND TRAVELING COMPANIES:

Please use the link below to check on the status of a pending application. 

Check Application Status

How to apply for a license

Features of our online Licensing System

What's New
Notice of Agency Proposed Rulemaking Chapter 10 Establishment of License Fees
Laws/Statutory

New Laws Effective September 19, 2019

Public Law Chapter 317 An Acto to Impose on Mental Health Professionals a Duty to Warn and Protect http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/getPDF.asp?paper=HP0211&item=3&snum=129

Public Law Chapter 165 An Acto to Prohibit the Provision of Conversion Therapy to Minors by Certain Licensed Professionals http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/getPDF.asp?paper=HP0755&item=5&snum=129

Domestic Violence Training
Statutory Changes
Board Notices

NOTICE CONCERNING DELIVERY OF COUNSELOR LICENSES
Counselor licenses are now delivered to licensees via email. The email sender is displayed as "noreply@maine.gov" and the subject as "YOUR OFFICIAL (license type) LICENSE IS ATTACHED". Paper licenses will NOT be mailed to licensees with an email address on file with the Board.
You have the opportunity to update your contact information when you renew your license online or you may update your email address and other contact information anytime here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do you have questions? Email the Board.

 

Last Updated: March 24, 2020