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Welcome to the official site of the
North Dakota Board of Addiction Counseling Examiners
You have come to
the right place for information about licensing for Addiction
Counselors in the State of North Dakota. Feel free to email us with your
address changes, inquiries on your continuing education
balances, and license verification requests. Here you will find
North Dakota Board of Addiction Counseling Examiners forms, licensing
applications, and the rules and
regulations. If you are unable to find the information
you are looking for please email us and we will be happy to
The 1987 Legislative Assembly established the North Dakota Board of Addiction Counseling Examiners.
Following the adoption of administrative rules in August, 1991, the Board was awarded full accreditation by the National Accreditation Commission in 1992.
The purpose of the Board is:
- To set minimum standards for the license of addiction
- To establish core curriculum requirements
- To approve addiction counselor training programs, internship, and clinical supervisors
- To establish requirements for the private practice of addiction counseling.