Montana Board of Psychologists

Psychologist and Psychologist by Experience

The following outlines general license information. For specific information on filing an application, you will need to obtain the checklist which includes a detailed listing of the requirements.

Psychologist Application Form    Psychologist by Experience Application Form

For information on the requirements for obtaining a sexual offender evaluator endorsement to your license click here.



  • Psychologist and Psychologist Licensed by Experience (SENIOR)

    • Application Fee $175
    • Postdoctoral Supervision Application Fee $25
  • Psychologist:
    Doctoral degree in clinical psychology from an accredited college or university approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) or
    Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited college or university not approved by APA and has completed a formal graduate retraining program in clinical psychology approved by the APA or
    Doctoral degree in psychology from an accredited college or university and has completed a course of study meeting minimum standards specified in the Board's rules ARM 24.189.604. To determine whether a course of non-APA accredited study meets the minimum standards in Board rule ARM 24.189.604, applicants shall have their educational credentials evaluated by the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (NR)  The fee required for this service shall be paid by the applicant to NR.

    Psychologist Licensed by Experience (Senior): Doctoral Degree.

  • Psychologist:
    2 years of supervised experience, 1 of which must be postdoctoral but may not include more than 6 months of supervised research or teaching.

    Psychologist Licensed by Experience (Senior):
    Licensed to practice psychology in a United States or Canadian jurisdiction for 20 years or longer; at least 10 years of clinical experience in the last 15 years prior to filing the application.

  • Psychologist: Pass National written exam and pass Montana Board of Psychologists jurisdictional course.

    Psychologist Licensed by Experience (Senior): Pass Montana Board of Psychologists jurisdictional course.

  • Nov 1 - Dec 31
    Late Renew Online for 45 days until Feb. 14
  • Active Renewal Fee is $600. 
    Late Renewal Fee is an additional $600 for a total of $1200 to renew.  No exceptions!
  • 40 hours reported every 2 years
  • Psychologist:
    Postdoctoral supervision obtained in Montana must be approved by the Board.
    Montana postdoctoral supervises must keep a supervision log per ARM 24.189.607.

    Psychologist Licensed by Experience (Senior):
    Applicant has not been subject to any disciplinary action during the entire period of licensure.

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