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Go to MyLicense.IN.gov and you will either need to create or login to your Access Indiana, single sign-on account. You will complete the online application and submit payment with a credit or debit card. You will be contacted by a customer service representative with details of what additional documentation is required to complete your application. Applications are processed in the order received.

Psychology Licensure Application Instructions

  • Completed Application: Applications may be submitted online at MyLicense.IN.gov or completed by paper and mailed to our office.
  • Application fee of $100.00: Pay by credit or debit card for applications submitted online at MyLicense.IN.gov. If applying by paper/mail make checks or money orders payable to Indiana Professional Licensing Agency.  All application fees are nonrefundable.
  • Name Change Documentation: Documentation of any legal name change if your name differs from that on any of your documents. Documentation may include a copy of your marriage certificate or divorce decree.
  • Positive Response Documentation: If you answer “YES” to any of the questions, include a detailed personal response/explanation regarding the positive response including court documentation. Letters from attorneys will not be considered.
    • Criminal background checks must be obtained after you apply for your license with the Board and prior to the issuance of a license.
  • Official Transcript: Transcripts showing conferment of a doctoral degree and program (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) must be received directly from the institution. Internships should be listed directly on the transcript. If the internship is not listed on the transcript, the program must provide a letter verifying the completion of the internship.
    • APA or CPA approved programs do not require the “Coursework Information” section (page 4 of the paper application). Non-APA or CPA approved programs require the applicant to complete the “Coursework Information” section of the application and provide documentation of the subject areas claimed in the four areas including syllabi and coursework descriptions.
  • Examination: Exam Score Report showing passing score for EPPP or approved equivalent requested and to be sent directly from the testing entity if examination already passed.
  • Verification of Licensure: Verification of any registration/license/certification to practice any health-related profession or occupation in another state or territory. Verifications must be submitted directly from the state of issuance.  You may find the verification form here.

Law Exam and EPPP Clarification: All applicants will be made eligible for the state jurisprudence examination after completion of these steps. The exam materials are then emailed upon request. Applicants should complete the state jurisprudence examination then scan and email the completed answer sheet with the affidavit to the assigned customer service representative.  Statutes and Administrative Rules are available here.

Examination applicants will be made eligible for the EPPP after completing all requirements and successfully passing the state jurisprudence examination. Endorsement applicants must contact the ASPPB and submit a request for the EPPP transfer service to send the report confirming the examination was passed.

The Fair Information Practice Act:  In compliance with Ind. Code 4-1-6, this agency is notifying you that you must provide the requested information, or your application will not be processed. You have the right to challenge, correct, or explain information maintained by this agency. The information you provide will become public record. Your examination scores and grade transcripts are confidential except in circumstances where their release is required by law, in which case you will be notified.

Mandatory Disclosure of U.S. Social Security Number: Your social security number is being requested by this state agency in accordance with Ind. Code 4-1-8-1 and 25-1-5- 11(a). Disclosure is mandatory, and this record cannot be processed without it.

Failure to disclose your U.S. social security number will result in the denial of your application. Application fees are not refundable.

Abandon Applications:  If an applicant does not submit all requirements within one (1) year after the date on which the application is filed, the application for licensure is abandoned without any action of the Board. An application submitted after an abandoned application shall be treated as a new application.

Psychology Temporary Permit Application Instructions

  • Temporary Permit Request: Online applicants can submit the application for a temporary permit after submitting their application for psychology licensure.  Applicants submitting paper applications will check “Yes” in the appropriate box to request the temporary permit.
  • Application fee of $50.00: Pay by credit or debit card for applications submitted online at MyLicense.IN.gov. If applying by paper/mail make checks or money orders payable to Indiana Professional Licensing Agency.  Please note that this fee is in addition to the $100.00 psychology application fee for a total of $150.00.  All application fees are nonrefundable.
  • Positive Response Documentation: If you answer “YES” to any of the questions, include a detailed personal response/explanation regarding the positive response including court documentation. Letters from attorneys will not be considered.
  • Criminal Background Check Required: An individual applying for a license and temporary permit shall submit to a national criminal history background check at the cost of the individual.  Please see the step-by-step directions on how to complete the fingerprinting process for your criminal background check by visiting www.in.gov/pla/3241.htm. Criminal background checks must be obtained after you apply for your license with the Board.
  • Official Transcript: Transcripts showing conferment of a doctoral degree and program (Ph.D. or Psy.D.) must be received directly from the institution. Internships should be listed directly on the transcript. If the internship is not listed on the transcript, the program must provide a letter verifying the completion of the internship.
    • APA or CPA approved programs do not require the “Coursework Information” section. Non-APA or CPA approved programs require the applicant to complete the “Coursework Information” section of the application and provide documentation of the subject areas claimed in the four areas including syllabi and coursework descriptions.

Issuance of Temporary Permit:  A temporary permit will be valid for whichever comes first.

  • A period of ten (10) months from the date of issuance
  • The Board receiving unsuccessful EPPP results for examination applicants
  • Or until the full license is issued.