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Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology

Board of Examiners of Psychology

The purpose of the Board of Examiners of Psychology is to administer and enforce the statutory authority and to monitor the needs of the consuming public. The board examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of psychology. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality. The board conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS 319.

The board is a self-supporting agency and receives no General Fund tax appropriation.  It is funded entirely through fees assessed for licensing its professionals.

July 2017 - Regulation Changes  - click the following link to see regulation changes: Regulation Changes - 2017.pdf
March 1, 2017 -- Online Renewal is now available for the Board of Examiners of Psychology. You must create a new eServices account if you have not created one since June 2016.   
Please select Online Services above and click on eServices or visit and enter your username and password to access your account. If you have forgotten your username or password, please select the 'Forgot Password' link and you will be prompted to enter your OP ID that was included in your email renewal reminder.  
You may also use your eServices account to change addresses, names, phone and business information. You will also be able to print receipts, certificates, and license identifcation cards. 

Primary Source Verification

The Board of Examiners of Psychology performs primary source verification of education in the form of sealed transcripts for all applicants before granting license in accordance with the following administrative regulations: 201 KAR 26:200 and 201 KAR 26:300.
Do you need to find a licensed person with the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology?
You can now search the Active License Directory located here that will allow you to search for a licensed individual by Board, License Type, Region and/or County.
In addition, you can verify a license by clicking here.
*Please note: Licensees have the option to publicize information or leave it unavailable. The Department of Professional Licensing (formerly Occupations & Professions) believes this information will be useful and serve public protection.

 News Releases

KBEP 1099 2nd Letter.rtf
PSY Online QA Response.pdf