California Occupational License

License Title:
    Pupil Personnel Services Credential
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Licensing Agency:
     California Commission on Teacher Credentialing
     Certification Assignment and Waivers

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: 1900 Capitol Ave
Sacramento,  CA  95811

     Phone Number: (916) 322-4974
     Fax Number: (916) 327-3166

     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
In California, individuals providing pupil counseling must hold a credential authorizing that service.

Fees: Credential Fee: Effective 07/01/2015 $100.00

To obtain credential information, visit the following link:

Experience Requirement: Visit for information

Average Time to Process Application: First time application takes 50 business days; renewal by paper application takes approximately 50 business days; online renewal application takes approximately 10 business days. Processing times may exceed these averages if additional fitness review is required.

Renewal Period: 5 years.

Special License Requirements: Visit for details.

Authority: Education Code, Section 44225
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Educational, Vocational, and School Counselors 211012