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Board of Professional Counselors

Customer Contact Form

Do you have questions about your professional license? Please fill out our Customer Contact Form for the fastest response.

Due to multiple recent vacancies on staff and increased COVID-related workloads, we are currently unable to return calls and emails within our normal processing times. Our primary focus is on reviewing and issuing licenses. If you have applied for licensure, please check the MY LICENSE online portal for real-time updates on the progress of your application. Answers to most other questions can be located using the links on the right-hand side of the page. Thank you for your patience while we attend to these priorities, and we will respond to your inquiry within five business days.

It is Time to Renew Your License!

Click Here to Renew Online

Valid License Numbers Contain Either:

6 numbers
OR
4 letters + at least 1 number

If you have an alpha-numeric license number, you must enter all of the characters in order to renew online. EXAMPLE: ABCD1234

MY LICENSE Online Renewal

Please use our convenient MY LICENSE online renewal application. In most cases your license will be renewed immediately. Due to a heavy volume of renewal activities, processing time for renewal applications received by mail may take up to 4-6 weeks.

If you have not registered, follow these simple steps:

  1. Visit the MY LICENSE customer home page at: ProfessionalLicense.Alaska.Gov/MYLICENSE
  2. If you have an existing myAlaska account, enter your account information. If not, please create an account. You will be redirected to the MY LICENSE customer home page.
  3. Under Access an Existing License, enter your license number and Web Authorization Code, if one has been provided. This information is on your renewal notice.
  4. To renew your license, simply select the license you wish to renew from the Professional Licensing section.

Continuing Education Notice:

The Board of Professional Counselors reminds licensees 40 hours of continuing education are required per licensing period. In-Person Continuing Education may be obtained via live-electronic interactive courses per 12 AAC 62.310 CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS – (d) & (g) - (d) A minimum of 20 hours of the total number of continuing education contact hours required for renewal of a license under this section must be earned through attendance and completion of synchronous courses, seminars, and workshops. (g) In this section, "synchronous" means happening precisely at the same time during which the instructor and attendee are able to communicate in real time. The Board will continue to monitor continuing education and provide updates as appropriate.

The Board of Professional Counselors is staffed by the Division of Corporations, Business, and Professional Licensing. The board consists of four professional counselors and one public member. Board members are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature.

The Board adopts regulations to carry out laws governing the practice of professional counseling in Alaska. It makes final licensing decisions and takes disciplinary actions against people who violate licensing laws. The board offers a public comment period at each meeting. Meeting agendas are available from the licensing examiner.

Contact Information

Logan Bugayong, Licensing Examiner
Phone: (907) 465-1074
Email: ProfessionalCounselors@Alaska.Gov
PO Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806