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Licensing Area: Mental Health Counselor

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

Contact Information for Frequently Called Numbers

 

Professional and Vocational Licensing
(808) 586-3000

  • Request an application
  • Inquire about licensing requirements
  • Applicants can check on the status of an application
  • Inquire about licensee maintenance requirements

 

 RICO Consumer Resource Center
(808) 587-3295 or (808) 587-4272

  

Executive Officer

Lynn Bhanot

 

Telephone
(808) 586-2697

Residents on the neighbor islands may call by dialing the following toll free numbers followed by the last 5 digits of the phone numbers above and the # sign:

Kauai   274-3141
Maui   984-2400
Hawaii   974-4000
Lanai & Molokai   1-800-468-4644

 

Address:
DCCA-PVL
Att: MHC
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801

Email:

counselor@dcca.hawaii.gov

License Categories

  • Mental Health Counselor

Renewal

Triennial June 30, start 6/30/2008.

Failure to timely renew will result in the forfeiture of the license. A forfeited license may be restored within one year of the expiration date and subject to meeting restoration requirements. Failure to restore a forfeited license within one year will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.

 

Pursuant to Section 436B-14.5, HRS, any license held by a member of the armed forces, National Guard, or a reserve component that expires, is forfeited, or deemed delinquent while the member is on active duty and deployed during a state or national crisis shall be restored if certain restoration requirements are met.  Military Renewal and Restoration Information Sheet.

Regulating Body

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs - Director

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