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LICENSE RENEWAL


Renewal open for MN LAMFT licenses expiring January 31, 2023 

Renewal Fee: $75.00

  • Renew Online   Login with your Username & Password.  Use the "Forgot username/Password" link if you do not remember your login credentials.  Board staff do not have access to your password.
  • If you have never used the Board's online system, click on "Register to Access Site" (directly under the blue login tab).  This account will be used for all future online activity, so maintain a copy of your login information.
  • It is recommended to complete the online renewal using a laptop or desktop computer (instead of cell phone or tablet) to ensure renewal screens format correctly.
  • The online renewal system works best with Google Chrome as the selected web browser.  If unable to use Google Chrome, please update your browser to the most current version for optimal website performance.
  • $25.00 late fee:  LAMFT licenses may be renewed between February 1-28, 2023, with payment of a $25.00 late fee.  To avoid the late fee, the LAMFT license must be renewed by midnight January 31, 2023.  You are strongly encouraged to renew early online, allowing time for any technical difficulties which may occur.
  • If you do not intend to renew your license, you must notify the Board in writing via US mail or email at mft.board@state.mn.us  Absent such notice, the Board will terminate your license for non-renewal effective January 31. 2023.  As LAMFT licensure is required of those seeking MN LMFT licensure, expiration of your LAMFT license will result in administrative closure of your LMFT application file.
  • LAMFT license renewal is not allowed after February 28, 2023. If you wish to continue to seek MN LMFT licensure after LAMFT license expiration, you must contact the Board office for an application for LAMFT license reinstatement.
  • NOTE:  If your LMFT licensure exam is scheduled for January or February 2023, you may delay renewal of your LAMFT license until after your exam date as proration &/or return of your paid LAMFT annual renewal fee is not possible upon issuance of your LMFT license.
  • NOTE:  LAMFT license renewal card is mailed to the address you indicate as your "public" address;"  all other correspondence from the Board office is mailed to the address you indicate as your "mailing address."
  • Continuing Education:  LAMFTs are not required to report continuing education hours.
  • Reminder:  Minnesota Rule 5300.0175 requires an LAMFT remain under the supervision of an LMFT Board-Approved Supervisor until independently licensed as an LMFT and must abide by all laws and rules governing the practice of marriage and family therapy.  The practice of marriage and family therapy by an LAMFT absent appropriate LMFT supervision may be grounds for disciplinary action by the MN Board of MFT.  The LAMFT license must be renewed on a yearly basis for up to six (6) additional years after issuance

Renewal is now past due for MN LMFT licenses expiring December 31, 2022.  The $50.00 late fee is now in effect and renewal can occur through January 31, 2023.

Renewal Fee: $175.00 (Includes $50.00 late fee).


This is NOT a continuing education reporting year.  No CE information is required to complete license renewal.
  • Renew Online  Log in with your Username & Password.  Use the "Forgot Username/Password" link if you do not remember your login credentials.  Board staff do not have access to your password.
  • If you have never used the the Board's online system, click on "Register to Access Site" (directly under the blue login tab).  This account will be used for all future online activity, so maintain a copy of your login information.
  • It is recommended to complete online renewal using a laptop or desktop computer (instead of cell phone or tablet) to insure renewal screens format correctly.
  • The online renewal system works best with Google Chrome as the selected web browser.  If unable to use Google Chrome, please update your browser to the most current version for optimal website performance.
  • Completed license renewal can be verified in real time by using the Board's Online License Lookup tool.
  • $50.00 late fee:  LMFT licenses renewed between January 1-January 31, 2023 will be assessed a $50.00 late fee.  To avoid the late fee, renew by midnight, December 31, 2022.  You are strongly encouraged to renew early online, allowing time for any technical difficulties which may occur.  The MFT Board office will close at 4:30 p.m., Friday, December 30, 2022 and will not reopen again until Tuesday, January 3, 2023.  
  • LMFT license renewal is not allowed after January 31, 2023; contact the Board office for information on license reinstatement.  License reinstatement requires completion of a mandatory criminal background check;  the CBC process can take up to two weeks following submission of required fingerprints by the LMFT seeking license reinstatement.  You may NOT practice as an LMFT after January 31, 2023 if you have not renewed your license.
  • If you do not intend to renew your license, you must notify the MFT Board office in writing via US mail or email at mft.board@state.mn.us by January 31, 2023.  Absent such notice, the MFT Board will terminate your license for non-renewal on February 1, 2023 (with license expiration reported as December 31, 2022). Payment of a one-time $125 emeritus license fee  is required.
  • Workforce Survey:  The Board of Marriage and Family Therapy continues to partner with the MN Dept. of Health Office of Rural Health and Primary Care in a statewide workforce survey and requests the cooperation of all LMFTs.  Licensees will be asked to complete the survey as part of the online license renewal process.

For questions relating to license reinstatement, please contact the MFT Board office at mft.board@state.mn.us

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