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Apply for license for LSW, CSW or LCSW to practice in Kentucky.
CLICK HERE if you have just passed your ASWB exam or you are an out of state applicant who has been approved for licensure.
Please mail the following to the board at 125 Holmes Street, Suite 310, Frankfort, KY 40601:
Send a cover letter stating explaining the situation along with other items to finish your licensure process. Please note: processing will take longer since we have to take other steps to recover the Official Score Report from ASWB.
You have to apply for a license first:
Your application will be incomplete, and that will delay processing your application. But you will be informed by email about the missing items.
Once you have all your documents together, attach a $25 check or money order payable to the KY State Treasurer and mail to 125 Holmes Street, Suite 310, Frankfort, KY 40601
Yes, 4-6 weeks before graduation. You will need to attach your unofficial transcript to your application. When you pass the exam, you will not receive a license until your official transcript arrives in the office. You can attach your official transcript to your unofficial score report after you pass the exam for a quicker process.