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Psychiatric Technicians

Licensing Services

Psychiatric Technicians 


  • Original License by Examination: You are applying to take an examination in order to qualify for licensure in Colorado.
  • Original License by Endorsement: You hold an active license in another state and wish to apply for licensure in Colorado.
  • Renew:  You currently hold a Colorado license and are in a renewal period.
  • Reinstate:  Your Colorado license has expired and you wish to reinstate the license. 


Licensing Requirements

  • Click here for licensing requirements for Colorado Psychiatric Technicians.



**Application for Original License by Examination

Application for Original License by Endorsement

Application to Reinstate an Expired License


** Important Information Concerning Licensed Psychiatric Technicians (LPT) Applications and Exams.
As part of the application process, and in accordance with Board rules, the Office of Licensing will require that applicants for LPT licensure submit an official transcript in a sealed envelope with their application for licensure. Application deadline and examination dates are listed below. Applications received after the deadline will be processed and scheduled for the next available exam.

LPT Exam Application Deadlines and Sessions:

Application Deadline:

Examination Date:

Friday, December 11, 2015 Wednesday, January 20, 2016    



License Expiration Grace Period for New Applicants. All new applicants who are issued a license within 120 days of the upcoming renewal expiration date will be issued a license with the subsequent expiration date. For example, licenses issued between December 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013 will reflect a license expiration date of March 31, 2015. Licenses issued prior to December 1, 2012 will reflect an expiration date of March 31, 2013 and must renew in the upcoming renewal period.

License Renewal Information. All Psychiatric Technician licenses expire on March 31 of odd-numbered years and must be renewed to continue practicing.



Test Accommodations

The Division of Professions and Occupations provides test accommodations to applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), including changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA). To submit a request for accommodations, please complete the Test Accommodations Request Form provided in the link below and return it and the documentation requested in Part II of the Form with your application materials.


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