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Alcohol & Drug Counselor Related Fees 


  1. Initial license application fee: The initial fee is $324.50.  The breakdown is the $295 application fee and the $29.50 OET surcharge fee. 

  2. Biennial renewal fee: The license renewal fee is $324.50.  The breakdown is the $295 renewal fee and the $29.50 OET surcharge fee.  If the board establishes the renewal schedule and the expiration date is less than two years, the fee will be prorated.

  3. Inactive renewal fee: The LADC inactive renewal fee is $150.   

  4. Late fee:  The late fee is 25 percent of the LADC biennial renewal fee, the LADC inactive renewal fee, or the annual fee for renewal of temporary practice status.  

  5. Surcharge fee:  Notwithstanding section 16A.1285, subdivision 2, a surcharge of $99 shall be paid at the time of initial application for or renewal of an alcohol and drug counselor license until June 30, 2013. 

  6. Initial temporary permit application fee: the initial temporary permit fee is $100.  

  7. Temporary permit renewal fee: the annual temporary permit renewal fee is $150.

  8. Renewal fee after expiration of license: the for renewal of a license that has been expired for less than two years is the total of the biennial renewal fee in effect at the time of the late renewal and the late fee.

  9. Reinstatement application fee: the fee to reinstatement a license that has been board or voluntarily terminated for less than two years is $369.

  10. License verification fee:  the fee for license verification to institutions and other jurisdictions is $25.  

  11. CE sponsor application fee: the fee for sponsor application for approval of a continuing education course is $60.

  12. Order or stipulation fee: the fee for a copy of a board order or stipulation is $10.

  13. Duplicate certificate or license card fee: the fee for a duplicate certificate is $25.

  14. Supervisor application processing f ee: the fee for licensure supervisor application processing is $30.


 All fees are nonrefundable

















Other Fees


OET Licensing Surcharge

Beginning January 1, 2010, a 10% surcharge is being assessed on every new application for licensure received at the BBHT and every license renewal application.  The fee is being collected for the Minnesota Office of Enterprise Technology (OET) pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 16E.22.  It will be used to fund a State wide electronic licensing system.  For alcohol and drug counselors who apply to obtain or renew a license, a surcharge of $29.50 will be assessed to fund OET's project.  For licensed professional counselors and licensed professional clinical counselors who apply to obtain or renew a license, a surcharge of $25 will be assessed to fund OET's project.  To read more about the surcharge, please visit our webpage, titled, "OET Licensing Surcharge on New Licenses and License Renewals." 


Dishonored Checks

Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 604.113, the Board may issue a $30 service charge on all dishonored checks.


Rule Variance Request

Pursuant to Minnesota Statues Section 14.056, subd. 2, the Board charges a $10.00 fee for consideration of a rule variance request.


Copies of Public Government Data 

Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes Section 13.03, subd. 3 and 13.04, subd. 3, the Board charges $.25 per page for each page of public data that is requested ($.50 for a two-sided copy).  However, if more than 100 pages are requested the Board may require the requester to pay the actual costs of searching for and retrieving the data, including the cost of employee time, and for making, certifying, compiling and electronically transmitting copies of the data or the data themselves.