Examination Information: LPC
Each applicant shall take two examinations:
National Counselor Examination (NCE):
For information regarding the National Counselor Examination (NCE), click here: https://www.nbcc.org/exams/nce
For information regarding registration for the National Counselor Examination (NCE), click here: https://onlineservices.nbcc.org/eweb/DynamicPage.aspx?WebCode=LoginRequired&expires=yes&Site=NBCCLic
Oklahoma Legal and Ethical Responsibilities Examination (OLERE):
The OLERE is a multiple choice jurisprudence exam that covers the LPC Act and Regulations. To download the LPC Act and Regulations, please go to:
You are allowed one (1) hour to complete the exam and the passing score is 80%. The registration fee for the exam is $45.00. Available methods of payment depend on the exam site you choose.
For a list of exam sites use the following link, www.okhcp.com and click on the Professional Counselor Licensing tab on the left side of the screen. Please bring your OLERE eligibility letter and a photo id to the exam site.
If you fail the Oklahoma LPC Examination you must wait at least three (3) days from the date of your exam before you can retest. You will be required to pay an examination fee each time you sit for the exam.
Please be aware of the following LPC Regulation:
The application of a person who fails to apply for, sit for, and successfully pass the National Counselor Examination and the Oklahoma Legal and Ethical Responsibilities Examination, within the two-year eligibility period, after the applicant has been mailed notification at last known address in writing of his/her eligibility for examination, shall be voided and the applicant shall be mailed notification at last known address.