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Kentucky Board of Licensure and Certification of Fee-Based Pastoral Counselors

Kentucky Board of Licensure for Pastoral Counselors

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The purpose of the Board of Licensure for Pastoral Counselors is to administer and enforce the statutory authority and to monitor the needs of the consuming public. The board certifies all eligible candidates for entry into the profession as a pastoral counselor. 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 335.600 to 335.699.

Do you need to find a licensed person with the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Pastoral Counselors?

An Active License Directory has been designed for you. The Active License Directory located here allows you to search for a licensed individual and/or business by individual 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 to leave it unavailable. The Office of Occupations and Professions believes this information will be useful and serve public protection.


The Department for Professional Licensing suggests completing your renewal at least two weeks prior to your expiration date.