Georgia Licensure Statement

In Georgia, a social worker can apply for licensure as a Licensed Master's Social Worker (LMSW) or a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). A copy of the rules Chapter 135, Requirements for Licensure (Chapter 135.5-.03 of the Rules - LMSW and Chapter 135.5-.04 of the Rules - LCSW) will assist you in determining the right license for your situation. You can obtain a copy for a nominal fee by calling or writing to the Composite Board or free of charge by going online to their web site. 


Contact info for the Board:

 

Georgia Professional Licensing Boards 
Composite Board - Social Work
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, Georgia 31217-3858

Phone Number: (478) 207-2440

Web Address: http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/43

 

Links

Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists
http://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/43

 

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
http://www.aswb.org

ASWB Exam Registration 
 

Note: Georgia candidates for licensure must have approval from the GA Composite Board before registering

with ASWB to take either the Masters or Clinical level exam.  Begin the licensure process by submitting the

required forms and fee to Georgia Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage

 

and Family Therapists.

National Association of Social Workers Georgia Chapter
2300 Henderson Mill Road NE, Suite 125, Atlanta, Georgia  30345
Phone:  678-691-2113       Fax: 678-691-2068
Email:  admin.naswga@socialworkers.org
NASW National Office:  www.socialworkers.org
NATIONAL MEMBER SERVICES:  Phone 800-742-4089
Email:  membership@socialworkers.org
Hours:  Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm ET