State Board of Addiction Counselor Examiners: Applications and Forms

NOTICE: Education Equivalency Review

DORA/DPO is no longer accepting/processing Education Equivalency Review packets for any of the Mental Health Professions. Colorado DORA/DPO has contracted with the Center for Credentialing &, Education (CCE) to do all education equivalency review/evaluations for LPC, MFT, PSY and Addiction Counselors. Visit the CCE website at www.cce-global.org.


Certified Addiction Technician (CAT/ACA), Certified Addiction Specialist (CAS/ACC) and Addiction Counselor Candidate (ADDC) Applications & Forms


Certified Addiction Technician and Specialist - Certification by Original Method and Endorsement (Apply Online)

Certified Addiction Technician and Specialist - Reinstate Expired Certification (Apply Online)

Certified Addiction Technician and Specialist - Reactivate Inactive Certification
Certified Addiction Technician and Specialist - Change Status to Inactive

Addiction Counselor Candidate (ADDC) - Temporary Permit (Apply Online)

Forms & Education Resources
Jurisprudence Examination

Jurisprudence Examination Guide

Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC/ACD) Applications &, Forms


Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC/ACD) - Original License by Examination and Endorsement (Apply Online)

Licensed Addiction Counselor (LAC/ACD) - Reinstate Expired License (Apply Online)

Licensed Addiction Counselor - Reactivate Inactive License 

Licensed Addiction Counselor - Change Status to Inactive

Forms & Education Resources
Jurisprudence Examination

Communication from the Division: The Division of Professions and Occupations primary communication is via email. Please be sure to include your current email address on your application to receive important information about your application status and process.

License Expiration Grace Period for New Applicants: All new applicants who are issued a license within 120 days of the upcoming renewal expiration date will be issued a license with the next expiration date.

License Renewal Information: All Addiction Counselor certifications and licenses expire on August 31 of odd-numbered years and must be renewed to continue practicing. View your expiration date on your online account. Please note that renewals open approximately four to six weeks prior to the expiration date.