Below is an external link to the National Addiction Technology Transfer Center's (ATTC) information on a variety of state, national and international bodies that offer licensing and credentialing for addiction services professionals.

Certification Boards and Information


State/County Boards Using NCC AP Certification Examination(s)

State/County Boards Using NCC AP Certification Examination(s)

ALABAMA

Alabama Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Certification Board
PO Box 12472 
Birmingham, AL 35202 
Phone: 205.933.2333 
Email: jasonclum@gmail.com
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

ALASKA

Alaska Commission for Behavioral Health Certification
P.O. Box 111350
Anchorage, AK 99511-1350
Phone: 907-332-4333
Fax: 844-330-7491
Email: acbhc@akcertification.org 
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

ARIZONA

Substance Abuse Credentialing Committee
State of Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
1400 W. Washington, Suite 300 
Phoenix, AZ 85007 
Phone: 602.542.1882
**** Exam use - Level II and MAC for state regulated credentials.

COLORADO

Colorado Association of Addiction Professionals
PO Box 9384 
Denver, CO 80209 
Phone: 303.989.9577, ext. 1 
**** Exam use - Level II and MAC for state regulated credentials.

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

District of Columbia Addiction Professionals Consortium
1325 D Street SE 1st Fl 
Washington, DC 20003 
Phone: 202.675.2008 
Email: certification@dcaddictionprofessional.org 
**** Exam use - Levels I and II (Licensure Board will assume responsibility for credentialing and licensing of SUDs and will use all levels of exams.) 

District of Columbia Department of Health
Health Professional Licensing Administration 
Boards of Allied & Behavioral Health
899 North Capitol Street, NE, Suite 200 
Washington, DC 20002 
Phone: 202. 724.7332 
Fax: 202.727.8471 
Web: www.hpla.doh.dc.gov

GEORGIA

Georgia Addiction Counselors Association (GACA)
4015 S. Cobb Drive, Suite 160 
Smyrna, GA 30080 
Phone: 770.457.2745 
****Exam use- Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

INDIANA 

Indiana Association for Addiction Professionals
15792 County Road 36 
Goshen, IN 46528 
Phone: 260.463.7144 
****Exam use - Levels I and II and MAC (for Clinical Supervision) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates. (Licensure Board will manage credentials and licensing for state.) 

Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board
402 W Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204

KANSAS

Kansas Association of Addiction Professionals
PO Box 1732 
Topeka, KS 66601 
Phone: 785.235.2400 
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates. 

Kansas Behavioral Science Regulatory Board
712 S. Kansas Avenue 
Topeka, KS 66603 
Phone: 785.296.3240 
Fax: 785.296.3112

MINNESOTA 

Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
2829 University Avenue, SE Suite 210
Minneapolis, MN 55414 
Phone: 612.617.2178 
Fax: 612.617.2187 
Web: www.bbht.state.mn.us 
****Exam use-licensure

MONTANA 

Chemical Dependency Certification
PO Box 200513 
Helena, MT 59620 
Phone: 406.444.4923 
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates (state operated board).

NEVADA

Board of Examiners for Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors
401 Dayton Valley Rd, Suite B 
Dayton, NV 89403 
Phone: 775.246.2260 
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Counseling & Therapy Board
2550 Cerrillos Rd 
Santa Fe, NM 87505 
Phone: 505.476.4646 (certification and licensure) 
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

NORTH CAROLINA

North Carolina Substance Abuse Professional Practice Board
PO Box 10126 
Raleigh, NC 27605 
Phone: 919.832.0975
****Accepts the MAC for Deemed Status

NORTH DAKOTA

North Dakota Board of Addiction Counseling Examiners
PO Box 975 
Bismarck, ND 58502 
Phone: 701.255.1439 
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

OREGON 

The Addiction Counselor Certification Board of Oregon
4506 SE Belmont, Suite 210 
Portland, OR 97215 
Phone: 503.231.8164 
****Exam use - Levels I,II and MAC (for Clinical Supervision) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

PENNSYLVANIA 

State Board of Professional Counselors
PO Box 2649 
Harrisburg, PA 17105 
**** Exam use - Uses MAC exam for licensure

PUERTO RICO 

Universidad Central del Caribe School of Medicine
PO Box 60327 
Bayamon, PR 00960 
****Exam use - Levels I and II and use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

SOUTH CAROLINA

SCAADAC Certification Commission
1215 Anthony Avenue 
Columbia, SC 29201 
Phone: 803.779.0343 
****Exam use - Levels I,II and MAC (for Clinical Supervision) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

TENNESSEE 

Health Related Board Division
655 Mainstream Dr., 2nd Floor 
Nashville, TN 37243 
Phone: 615.741.5735 
****Exam use - Levels I,II and MAC (for Clinical Supervision) (licensure) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

UTAH 

Association of Utah of Substance Abuse Professionals
2919 Granite Hollow Street
Sandy, UT 84092 
Phone: 801.733.0200 
****Exam use - Levels I and II (state run board) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates. 

Utah Division of Occupational Professional Licensing 
160 E 300 S 
Salt Lake City, UT 84111 
Phone: 801.530.6628 
Email: doplweb@utah.gov

VIRGINIA 

Commonwealth of Virginia Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
6606 W Broad Street 
Richmond, VA 23230-1717 
**** Exam use - MAC exam for licensure

WASHINGTON

Washington State Department of Health
CDC Program Administrator 
PO Box 47869 
Olympia, WA 98504 
****Exam use - Levels I,II and MAC (for Clinical Supervision) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates. (Current) 

Washington State Department of Health Office of Customer Service
310 Israel Rd SE 
Tumwater, WA 98501 
Mailing Address: PO Box 47877
Olympia, WA 98504 
Phone : 360.236.4700 
Fax : 360.236.4918 
Email: jenni.kirner@doh.wa.gov

WYOMING 

Occupational Licensing Director
2020 Carey Avenue Suite 201 
Cheyenne, WY 82002 
Phone: 307.777.7788 
****Exam use - Levels I and II Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates. 
 


BREINING INSTITUTE
8880 Greenback Lane 
Orangevale, CA 95662 
Phone: 916.987.2007 
****Exam use - Levels I and II

CAARR
Susan Blacksher, Executive Director 
Armond Urbano, Director of Education and Training 
2400 Marconi Avenue 
Sacramento, CA 95821 
Phone: 916.338.9460 
****Exam use - Levels I and II

FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS
Mike Nichols – Drug Abuse Program Manager 
Federal Bureau of Prisons 
320 First Street NW 
Washington, DC 20534 
Phone: 202.514.4492 
**** Exam use - MAC


AMERICAN SAMOA

****Developed exam and procedure specifically for use by American Samoa.

ASIA

Asian Centre for Certification and Education
The Colombo Plan
Tay Bian How 
No. 31 Wijerama Mawatha Colombo 7 PO Box 596
Sri Lanka 
Email: bian.howtay@colomboplan.org 
****Developed exam and procedure specifically for use by ACCE 

Asia Pacific Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals
Asia Pacific Association for Addiction Professionals 
8/F Tung Wah Mansion, 199-203 Hennessy Road 
Wan Chai, Hong Kong 
Telephone: (+852) 2827-1408 
Fax: (+852) 2877-9559 
Email: apaap@tungwah.org.hk 
Website: http://apaap.tungwahcsd.org

ICELAND

****Exam use - Levels I and II (country run board) Use of the NCC AP credentialing process for approval of candidates.

SOUTH KOREA

KNAADAC 
Rev. Do-Hyueong Kim 
282-6 3rd Floor Guro-gu 
Seoul, South Korea 
****Developed exam and procedure specifically for use by South Korea.

 

Other Certification Boards

Other Certification Boards

Northwest Indian Council on Chemical Dependency 
2209 East 32nd Street 
Tacoma, WA 98404 
206.593.0291

Federal Bureau of Prisons 
Drug Abuse Program - Continuing Education Office 
320 First Street, N.W. (NALC - Room 401) 
Washington, DC 20534 
202.514.4492

Southwest Indian Substance Abuse Certification Board 
636 North 3rd Street 
Phoenix, AZ 85003 
602.254.3247