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AMFTRB National Examination in MFT

The Application for National Examination in MFT, the initial application for those seeking LMFT licensure, must be filed within six months of commencement of an applicants post-graduate supervised experience.  (See Minn. Rule 5300.0155.)  Upon notification of Board approval of this application, the applicant is provided with a national exam registration code.  This code remains valid for two years and the approved applicant may schedule the exam in any month of choice within that two-year period (testing is NOT immediately required after notification of application approval).

An applicant for MN LMFT licensure may take the AMFTRB National Examination in MFT five times.  (See MN Rule 5300.0240.)  After five attempts at exam passage, an applicant may file an administrative variance seeking to take the exam for a sixth/final time.  Applicants unable to pass the MFT National exam after six attempts are notified of application closure.

MFT National Exam resources, including practice exams, are available on AMFTRB's "National Exam Roadmap" website.


2023 AMFTRB National Examination Dates:

  • February 18-25, 2023          (Exam registration closes January 1, 2023)
  • March 18-25, 2023              (Exam registration closes February 1, 2023)
  • April 15-22, 2023                (Exam registration closes March 1, 2023)
  • May 13-20, 2023                 (Exam registration closes April 1, 2023)
  • June 17-24, 2023                (Exam registration closes May 1, 2023)
  • July 15-22, 2023                 (Exam registration closes June 1, 2023)
  • August 12-19, 2023             (Exam registration closes July 1, 2023)
  • September 16-23, 2023       (Exam registration closes August 1, 2023)
  • October 14-21, 2023           (Exam registration closes September 1, 2023)
  • November 11-18, 2023        (Exam registration closes October 1, 2023)
  • December 9-16, 2023          (Exam registration closes November 1, 2023)

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