Marriage & Family Therapist (MFT) Testing

NOTE: A Marriage and Family Therapist (MFT) Applicant is NOT eligible to take the written examination until:

  1. the board has received and compiled his/her completed file which consists of:
    1. A completed application;
    2. Three (3) professional letters of recommendation on letterhead mailed directly to the Board from the author; and 
    3. Official copies of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts have been mailed directly to the board from a regionally accredited college or university.
  2. the completed file must then successfully pass Academic Review processing assuring all academic requirements have been met and
  3. the MFT Applicant has been a licensed MFT Intern for at least one full year, if filing for MFT-Intern.
  4. the MFT-Interim Permit Applicant has one year from approval to successfully pass the National Exam.

    When Are Interns Eligible to Sit for the Exam?

    Licensed MFT Interns are eligible to sit for the National MFT exam at the anniversary of their MFT Intern Licensure.

      Requests for Testing Must Be Submitted by:

      Interim Permit Holders and Eligible Interns may submit an Exam Request Form to sit for the exam with an original ink signature to the Board office in writing at least 30-60 days before the start of the testing window.

        Testing Month 
        Submit Date
        Application Deadline
        (to test company)
        Testing Window Dates
         February 12/1/2016 1/1/2017


         March 1/1/2017 2/1/2017 3/11-3/18/2017
         April 2/1/2017 3/1/2017 4/15-4/22/2017
         May 3/1/2017 4/1/2017 5/13-5/20/2017
         June 4/1/2017 5/1/2017 6/17-6/24/2017
         July 5/1/2017 6/1/2017 7/15-7/22/2017
         August 6/1/2017 7/1/2017 8/12-8/19/2017
         September 7/1/2017 8/1/2017 9/16-9/23/2017
         October 8/1/2017 9/1/2017 10/14-10/21/2017
         November 9/1/2017 10/1/2017 11/11-11/18/2017
         December 10/1/2017 11/1/2017 12/16-12/23/2017

          About the Exam?

          The Nevada State Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors uses the National Marital and Family Therapy Exam which is administered by the Association of Marital and Family Therapy Regulatory Boards (AMFTRB) and proxied by the Professional Examination Services (PES).

            When Can an Applicant Expect to Receive Their Official Score Report?

            The Board estimates reception of the official score report at least FOUR TO SIX WEEKS AFTER THE CLOSE of the testing window.

              Testing Requests