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PDFWAC 246-924-100

Qualifications for granting of license by endorsement.

(1) Applicants applying for licensure by endorsement shall:
(a) Submit official transcripts documenting the completion of a doctoral degree with a primary emphasis on psychology from a regionally accredited institution, or equivalent accreditation from another country.
(b) Document that he or she has been credentialed as a psychologist in another state or country for at least two years, or is a current member of a professional organization identified in subsection (3) of this section.
(c) Document that he or she has an active credential as a psychologist in another state or country deemed by the board as essentially equivalent, or is a current member of a professional organization identified in subsection (3) of this section.
(d) All application documents submitted in a foreign language shall be accompanied by an accurate translation of those documents into English. Translated documents shall bear a notarized affidavit certifying that the translator is competent in both the language of the document and the English language and that the translation is a true and complete translation of the foreign language original. Costs of all documents shall be at the expense of the applicant.
(e) Successfully pass the jurisprudence examination required by WAC 246-924-070.
(2) If the board determines that the applicant's other state or country's credentialing requirements are not essentially equivalent, the applicant must:
(a) Provide documentation of meeting Washington state's credentialing requirements in the area(s) the board has determined a state or country of endorsement's requirements are not essentially equivalent.
(b) Ensure documents submitted in a foreign language meet the requirements of subsection (1)(d) of this section.
(c) If the board determines that the applicant's state or country of endorsement's credentialing requirements are not essentially equivalent, the applicant will be provided due process under RCW 18.130.055.
(3) The board shall recognize psychologists as having met the requirements of this chapter who, at the time of application, provide documentation of current membership in any of the following professional organizations:
(a) Health service psychologist credentialed by the National Register of Health Service Psychologists;
(b) Diplomate from the American Board of Examiners in Professional Psychology;
(c) Certificate of Professional Qualification in Psychology from the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards; or
(d) Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Neuropsychology.
(e) The board may recognize additional professional organizations deemed to meet the essential standards of this chapter.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.83.050 and 18.83.170. WSR 16-16-026, § 246-924-100, filed 7/22/16, effective 8/22/16. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.83.050. WSR 08-09-100, § 246-924-100, filed 4/21/08, effective 5/22/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.83.050(5). WSR 93-21-024, § 246-924-100, filed 10/13/93, effective 11/13/93. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.83.050. WSR 91-04-020 (Order 117B), recodified as § 246-924-100, filed 1/28/91, effective 2/28/91; WSR 88-09-029 (Order PM 722), § 308-122-235, filed 4/15/88.]
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