Any psychologist providing services to a client located in Washington state must have one of the following (there are no exceptions):
- a temporary practice permit
- a full license issued by Washington state (for any reason, any length of time, etc.)
- be an active participant of PSYPACT
The temporary permit has no fee, allows up to 90 calendar (not consecutive) days of psychological services, including telepsychology. You may apply online for a temporary permit.
Telehealth is allowed under the Washington state psychologist license. Review the telepsychology guidelines for further information.