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 Application Fees

Type of Fee Fee Amount
LSW $45.00
LGSW $45.00
LISW $45.00
LICSW $45.00
Temporary License $50.00
Licensure by Endorsement $85.00
Criminal Background Check  $32.00 Currently, (Determined by BCA and FBI)

License and Renewal Fees

Type of Fee Fee Amount
LSW $81.00
LGSW $144.00
LISW $216.00
LICSW $238.50
Emeritus Inactive License $ 43.20
Emeritus Active License 1/2 of renewal fee
Temporary Leave Fee Same as active license fee
Initial License term, more or less than 24 months Prorated Proportionately

Continuing Education (CE) Provider Fees

Type of Fee (per One-Year Period) Fee Amount
1-8 Clock Hours $50.00
9-16 Clock Hours $100.00
17-32 Clock Hours $200.00
33-48 Clock Hours $400.00
49 or more Clock Hours $600.00

Late Fees

Type of Fee Fee Amount
Renewal Late Fee 1/4 of renewal fee
Emeritus Active Late Renewal Fee 1/4 of Emeritus Active Late Renewal Fee
Supervision Plan Late Fee $40.00
License Late Fee $100.00 plus prorated share of license fee for number of months of unlicensed practice

Duplicate License Cards and Wall Certificates

Type of Fee Fee Amount
Duplicate License Card $10.00
Duplicate License Wall Certificate/Name Change $30.00

Reactivation Fees

Type of Fee Fee Amount
Temporary Leave License Prorated share of renewal fee
Emeritus Inactive and Emeritus Active License Prorated share of renewal fee
Expired or Voluntary Terminated License 1.5 times renewal fee plus $32 criminal background check fee*
    LSW $153.50
    LGSW $248
    LISW $356
    LICSW $389.75
*Applications for reactivation or re-application following a lapse in licensure are required to submit to a fingerprint-based criminal background check per Minnesota Statutes section 214.075.
 

Fees Charged for Goods and Services

The Board, as an Executive Branch state agency, is allowed under law to charge fees for "goods and services provided for the direct and primary use of a private individual, business, or other entity."
 
Type of Fee Fee Amount
Returned Check $20.00
Copying Fee $0.25 per page
License Verification
Online License Verification (Click Verify a License) Free
Written License Verification $15.00 per name and/or state
Public Data Maliing Lists of Licensees, per name (please contact the Board for a count of the list you are interested in)
0-999 $50.00
1000-1999 $100.00
2000-3999 $200.00
4000-5999 $300.00
6000-7999 $400.00
8000 or more $500.00
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