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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.