Welcome to the website of the
Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners
Our office relocated in January 2018. The address is:
1740 W. Adams St., Suite 3403
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Mission of the Board
The mission of the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners is to protect the
health, safety, and welfare of Arizona citizens by licensing and regulating the
professions of Psychology and Behavior Analysis.
Pursuant to A.R.S. § 32-3226, licensees who do not have a business address may OPT OUT of the requirement to make their home address public (A.R.S. § 32-3801). Licensees who opt out must provide a phone number or email address to the Board which can be disclosed to a patient or client who is seeking a copy of their medical records. If you fall into this category and wish to opt out, please email the Board office with a written request to opt out per A.R.S. § 32-3226.
Enhanced EPPP - Current Status for Arizona Applicants
The Board has voted to adopt the enhanced EPPP, with the anticipated adoption date of November 1, 2020. Please check this page for updates.
PSYPACT - PSYCHOLOGY INTERJURISDICTIONAL COMPACT COMMISSION - PROPOSED RULES
The Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact Commission has published Proposed Rules for consideration and comment. The Proposed Rules can be found HERE.
These Proposed Rules are open for a period of 60 days for public comment for those stakeholders interested in providing such comment. The deadline for submission of written comments is February, 18, 2020. Written comments should be submitted via the public comment form found on the PSYPACT website (www.psypact.org) and submitted to the PSYPACT Commission no later than 5:00 pm EST on February 18, 2020.
A public hearing will be conducted via Zoom on February 27, 2020, beginning at 3:00 pm EST. Interested parties may participate and notification will be posted to the PSYPACT website (www.psypact.org) 30 days prior to the meeting with call -in information provided.
On August 27, 2019, the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners began accepting applications for licensure by universal recognition ("reciprocity"). Applications can be found on the applications page for the profession. Please go to FORMS/APPLICATIONS in the menu, and click on PSY Applications or BA Applications.
The universal recognition policy allows Arizona residents to use an out-of-state professional or occupational license to qualify for an Arizona license to work. To qualify, an applicant must:
- Prove residency in Arizona.
- Be currently licensed or certified for at least one year in another U.S. state in the discipline applied for and at the same level of practice as recognized in Arizona.
- Be in good standing in all states where currently or previously licensed or certified.
- Have met all applicable education, work, exam, and/or clinical supervision requirements in the other state where originally licensed or certified.
- Complete a criminal background check when required by law.
- Take and pass any applicable exam on Arizona state law.
- Pay all applicable fees to the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners.
Application for Fee Waiver
Arizona Revised Statutes §41-1080.01 provides for a waiver of “any fee charged for an initial license for any individual or applicant whose family income does not exceed 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines if the individual is applying for that specific license in this state for the first time.” If you believe that you qualify for the waiver, please use the application found on the application pages provided below and submit with your initial license application.
Please visit PSY APPPLICATIONS or BA APPLICATIONS page to download the Application for Fee Waiver.