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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.

We cannot provide the status of a licensure application by phone. After you have submitted all your documentation, please allow 6 weeks before submitting a Contact Us Form to request a status update. Contacting us earlier may extend processing times for applications. During busy times, this time frame may increase. We thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Please provide your name, the last 4 digits of your 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, please refer to our General Information and Policies page.

Licensing Examination

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

Pearson Vue
Web site:
Toll free: 800-513-6910
Toll: 952-905-7369
Mon.-Fri. 8 AM- 8 PM EST

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, Press 1 then ext. 150 (voice)
518-474-0126 (fax)

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, Press 1 then ext. 570 (voice)
Fax: 518-474-1449
For an e-mail response: Contact Us

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: