North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board
The North Carolina Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure
Board was established tensure that the public has a means of protecting itself
from the practice of marriage and family therapy by unprofessional, unauthorized,
and unqualified individuals.
Wanda R. Nicholson
Below is a summary of the procedures, laws and guidelines tobtain a professional
business entity license through the NC MFT Licensure Board.
PLEASE REFER TTHE BOARD’S WEBSITE FOR EXPLANATIONS OF TYPES OF LICENSES
AND OTHER PERTINENT INFORMATION.
Bookmark the link tthe NC MFT Licensure Board for your future reference.
Procedure to Create a Professional Business Entity
Download and complete the appropriate business entity creation document from the Forms link on the Corporations Division website.
Download and complete an application from the “Forms” Link of the NC MFT Licensure Board website.
Submit twcopies of the Application, a copy of the Articles of Incorporation/Organization and payment in the amount of $50.00 tthe NC Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board.
The MFT Licensure Board will examine both documents and if sufficient, will
return one copy of the application along with a Certificate tthe applicant with
approval and seal of the NC Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board. This certified
application and/or certificate is tbe used for filing with the Secretary of State’s
Office along with the Articles of Incorporation/Organization.
Submit the Articles of Incorporation/Organization along with the Board’s
certification document tthe Corporations Division of the Secretary of State’s
Office for filing with either $125 for a domestic entity (North Carolina) or $250
for a foreign entity receiving a Certificate of Authority.
Submit a certified filed copy of the Articles of Incorporation/Organization
from the Secretary of State’s Office The Board will then issue the Certificate
Please allow up to 30 days from the date of mailing for receipt and processing of
all applications and related materials sent tthe North Carolina Marriage and Family
Therapy Licensure Board.
North Carolina Statutes
Secretary of State
Marriage and Family Therapists
North Carolina Administrative Code
Secretary of State
18 NCAC 04 .0318 - Authorization of Foreign Professional Corporations
18 NCAC 04 .0502 - Words Prohibited in Addition tStatutory Prohibitions
18 NCAC 04 .0503 - Deceptively Similar and Distinguishable Names
18 NCAC 04 .0504 - Filing Fictitious or Assumed Name for Foreign Entity
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