MOBILITY PROGRAMS

Welcome to Arkansas!

We commend you on your service to the public good. It is the Board’s desire to assist you in continuing your professional journey in our state. Portability of license from state to state continues to be a difficult process to resolve. In Arkansas, all applicants must meet requirements found in Section 5.4 of our rules and complete the application process for mobility licensing.

Arkansas has four avenues to licensed psychologists seeking licensure in Arkansas:

  1. National Register – Must be licensed 5+ years and be a member of National Register.
  2. Certificate for Professional Qualification (CPQ) – Must be licensed 5+ years in a participating state.
  3. Senior Psychologist – this application is designed for Psychologists (doctoral level only) who have been licensed for 20+ years and will be applying for licensure in Arkansas. Application requirements include:
    1. Application
    2. Statement of Intent
    3. Reference Forms (3)
    4. State License Verification
    5. Oral Interview
  4. Active duty military, returning veterans, and their spouses – Section 10.3 of our rules.

Application Requirements:

  1. Download the application request form HERE
  2. After completing the Request Form, you must pay the application fee to receive the application packet.
    NOTE: The application fee is $200. You may make a $50 deposit to receive the application packet, then pay the rest upon submission of the application.
    Pay $50 deposit
    Pay Full $200 application fee
  3. Submit your completed application
  4. Application forms must include a cover letter when submitted
  5. Facsimiles and e-mails will not be accepted

Application requirements include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Application
  3. Statement of Intent
  4. Reference Forms (3)
  5. Out of State License Verification
  6. Oral Interview

NOTE: If your completed application packet is received by the first of the month, your request will be placed on the agenda for the next regularly scheduled board meeting.

Incomplete submissions will not be processed.