4757-1-05 License fees.

License fees shall be established by the board in amounts not to exceed the maximum allowable under section 4757.31 of the Revised Code. Fees are subject to change by action of the board, the controlling board, and/or the general assembly.

(A) Fees shall be paid by credit card, certified check or money order made payable to "Treasurer, State of Ohio."

(B) Fees shall be submitted to the board office at the time of the initial application. Renewal fees shall be the same as initial licensure or registration fees.

(C) Fees are not refundable.

(D) Fees for a two-year license, registration of title or reinstatement from an inactive status are as follows. Late renewal shall incur an additional fee of forty dollars except social worker assistant late renewal shall be twenty dollars.

(1) For licensed professional clinical counselor the fee is seventy-five dollars;

(2) For licensed professional counselor the fee is sixty dollars;

(3) For independent social worker the fee is seventy-five dollars;

(4) For social worker the fee is sixty dollars;

(5) For social worker assistant the fee is forty dollars.

(6) For social work temporary license the fee is twenty dollars.

(7) For independent marriage and family therapist the fee is seventy-five dollars;

(8) For marriage and family therapist the fee is sixty dollars;

(9) For marriage and family therapist temporary license the fee is twenty dollars.

(E) Fees for a two-year license or registration of title in an inactive status as defined by rule 4757-7-03 of the Administrative Code are as follows. Late renewal shall incur an additional fee of twenty dollars except social worker assistant late renewal shall be ten dollars.

(1) For professional clinical counselor the fee is fifty dollars;

(2) For professional counselor the fee is forty dollars;

(3) For independent social worker the fee is fifty dollars;

(4) For social worker the fee is forty dollars;

(5) For social worker assistant the fee is twenty dollars;

(6) For independent marriage and family therapist the fee is fifty dollars; and

(7) For marriage and family therapist the fee is forty dollars.

(F) Board provided continuing education program fees shall be ten dollars per continuing education hour. The board laws and rules examination for initial licensure shall be ten dollars.

(G) Licensees requesting written board certification of their licensure to other states or entities shall pay a twenty-five dollar fee for that verification.

(H) Licensees requesting replacement wall certificates for name changes or any other reason shall pay a fifteen dollar fee for that wall certificate.

(I) Applicants per rule 4757-9-05 of the Administrative Code for continuing education program approval shall pay a thirty dollar fee for each application.

(J) Applicants per rule 4757-9-05 of the Administrative Code for continuing education provider approval shall pay a one hundred twenty-five dollar fee for each application.

(K) The first incident in which a licensee fails to complete his/her continuing education for renewal as defined in division (A)(10) of section 4757.31 of the Revised Code and as defined in paragraph (HH) of rule 4757-3-01 of the administrative Code, the fee shall be as enumerated in this paragraph. For a second incidence, refer to paragraph (C) of rule 4757-1-07 of the administrative Code.

(1) For renewal of a license or registration with one to fifteen hours of continuing education less than required shall be fifty dollars;

(2) For renewal of a license or registration with sixteen to thirty hours of continuing education less than required shall be one hundred dollars; and

(3) For renewal of a license or registration with enough hours, but without the required ethics or supervision continuing education hours shall be fifty dollars.

Effective: 11/03/2014
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/15/2014 and 11/03/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4757.10 , 4757.31 , 4757.321
Rule Amplifies: 4757.31 , 4757.321
Prior Effective Dates: 6/11/85 (Emer.); 9/19/85 (Emer.); 12/19/85; 7/3/97; 9/20/02; 4/10/04; 1/1/06; 10/18/09; 4/1/12