The purpose of the Board of Social Work is to administer and enforce the statutory authority and to monitor the needs of the consuming public. The Board examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of Social Work. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality. The Board conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS 335.010 to 335.170.
Follow these links to renew a license online, purchase or print an official verification of license, request a mailing list or review/print the most current law and regulations booklet.
Please allow up to 2 weeks for renewals to be processed. Once processed you may print your official verification from the link below.
You may purchase a Digitally Certified Verification from the online license verfication link below to be used as verification of licensure for another state. For other forms of verification you must submit a written request along with a $25 processing fee, check or money order payable to KY State Treasurer.
Note: Please be aware that it is your responsibility to keep the board notified of any address or name changes. Failure to do so may result in delays in the licensing process.
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KRS & KAR
Follow these links to the Legislative Research Commission for the Board of Social Work Kentucky Revised Statutes and Kentucky Administrative Regulations.