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Statutes and Rules
  • DOPL Licensing Act, 58-1 (May 9, 2017)
  • General Rule of the Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing, R156-1. (Apr 11, 2017)
  • Mental Health Professional Practice Act, 58-60 (May 10, 2016)
  • Mental Health Professional Practice Act Rules, R156-60 (Aug 1, 2015)
  • Clinical Mental Health Counselor Licensing Act Rule, R156-60c (Jan 7, 2016)
  • Retired Volunteer Health Care Practitioner Act, 58-81 ()
  • Utah Health Care Malpractice Act, Title 78B, Chapter 3, Part 4 ()
  • Retired Volunteer Health Care Practitioner Act Rule R156-81 (Jun 22, 2009)

  • DISCLAIMER: The statute/rule above is an unofficial version provided for convenience only and may not be identical to the official versions on the Utah State Legislature and the Utah Division of Administrative Rules websites.
    Applications and Forms
    License Type(s)
    • Clinical Mental Health Counselor
    • Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor
    • Associate Clinical Mental Health Counselor - Extern

    NOTICE: The State of Utah exam requirements have changed for Mental Health licensure. Effective November 1, 2015, the NCHMCE exam is the ONLY required exam. During the 2015 General Legislative Session, the Utah Legislature took action to change exams required for licensure.

    The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) is now handling the entire registration and examination process. Testing is now available on a monthly basis. You can find links to the registration form in the Related Websites section of this page (purple box) to the right.

    Apply for a License Online
    NOTE: If you are applying for reinstatement or re-applying for a license you once had, you must use the manual application below.
    Renew License Online

    DOPL Information

    Director: Mark Steinagel
    Bureau Manager: Dane Ishihara (801) 530-6628
    Board Secretary: Lee Avery (801) 530-6334

    Board Information
    Name Appointed Expires
    Ruth A. Baxter Jul 1, 2009Jun 30, 2017
    Travis Manning Jul 1, 2013Jun 30, 2018
    (Public Member)
    Kenneth D. Roach Jul 1, 2015Jun 30, 2019
    David J. Wilde Jul 1, 2016Jun 30, 2020
    Paul Carver Jul 1, 2016Jun 30, 2020
    Meeting Minutes
    IN PDF FORMAT PDF Document

    View Agenda and Minutes approved after May 14, 2013

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