Montana Board of Behavioral Health

Licensed Baccalaureate Social Worker Candidate

Click the button to apply for licensure as an LBSW candidate using the  

Online Application.

  • Licensing Requirements & Application Submission Checklist - LBSW Candidate
  • Examination Information: Montana accepts test scores from the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) bachelor's examination.
  • Fingerprint-Background Check: LBSW candidate applicants must complete a background check through submission of fingerprints to the Department of Justice, Montana Criminal Records prior to being licensed. Results of the background check are sent directly to the department by the Montana Department of Justice.
  • Renewal Period: November 1 - December 31. Late Renewal is possible for 45 days. Late fees apply
  • Renewal Fees: LBSW - Candidate - $85
  • Continuing Education Requirements: None
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