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License Application Status | Education Credentials from Non-approved Programs | Licensing Examination | Practice Issues | Professional Misconduct and Discipline | General Customer Service | School Psychologist Teacher Certificate | Employment Opportunities in New York City Department of Education

License Application Status

Find the status of your license application by checking our online license verifications; your name will be added immediately when your license number is issued. You may also contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Psychology Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, ext. 592 (voice)
518-402-2323 (fax)
opunit5@nysed.gov

Please provide your name, social security number, date of birth, and the name of the profession in any correspondence.


Education Credentials from Non-approved Programs

If you have questions about acceptable documentation to verify education completed outside the U.S. or in non-approved programs, contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Bureau of Comparative Education
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, ext. 300 (voice)
518-486-2966 (fax)
comped@nysed.gov


Licensing Examination

The Examination for Professional Practice in Psychology (EPPP) is administered by:

Professional Examination Services (PES)
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115


Practice Issues

For answers to questions concerning practice issues, contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
State Board for Psychology
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, ext. 150 (voice)
518-473-1951 (fax)
psychbd@nysed.gov


Professional Misconduct and Discipline

This site contains information concerning professional misconduct, including how to file a complaint and search for disciplinary actions taken against licensees.


General Customer Service

Office of the Professions staff are available from 8:30 am to 4:45 pm, Eastern time, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
Phone: 518-474-3817
TDD/TTY: 518-473-1426
Fax: 518-474-1449
E-mail: op4info@nysed.gov


School Psychologist Teacher Certificate

Certifications are issued by the Department's Office of Teaching Initiatives.


Employment Opportunities in New York City Department of Education

Immediate employment opportunities are available with the New York City Department of Education in the area of bilingual school psychology. Licensed psychologists who do not hold school certification should review new regulatory provisions approved by the Board of Regents in July, 2005. Experience gained in non-school settings may be given to bilingual psychologists. Additional information on opportunities or scholarship assistance can be obtained by contacting the New York City Department of Education: http://schools.nyc.gov/teachnyc/ External Link Icon

Last Updated: April 9, 2014