Please note that due to the Public Health Emergency, the process for licensure has temporary changed, as the Board of Social Work Examiners is working remotely. Please find the updated process for licensure below (updated 2/10/2021):
Applying for Social Work Licensure in New Jersey
New Jersey Telehealth Regulations Summary
New Jersey Telehealth Regulations Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Clinical Hours Documentation Log (Excel Spreadsheet)
Progress Report for Off-Site Supervisor (PDF)
Clinical Supervision Guidelines
NASW-NJ Licensing Consultation
We now offers social workers the opportunity to ask specific questions about licensing. If you cannot find an answer to your question in these FAQs or the NJ Social Work Licensing Regulations, you can contact us by filling out the Licensing Consultation Form.
Consultation for Members
If you are not an NASW member, please consider joining.
There are many benefits including Licensing, Ethics and Legal Consultation. You can also request Licensing Consultation. There is a fee for non-members.
Consultation for Non-Members