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 September 30, 2019.
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 September 30, 2019.
A public hearing will be conducted via Zoom on October 1, 2019 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 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.