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Frequently Asked Questions 



Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor - (LCDC) - 

  • You must be an LCDC-I to take the LCDC Examination no matter your degree level 
  • To register to be an LCDC-I you must contact DSHS at 1-800-832-9623 or
  • DSHS issues the LCDC-I/LCDC NOT the Texas Certification Board of Addiction Professionals

Register For Exam

  • Once you have registered to take an examination you will receive an E-mail by the FOLLOWING Monday provided you have met all the requirement's for the exam registered. If you DO NOT receive an e-mail from ISO Quality Testing by the following Monday please contact our office 512.708.0629 /
  • Only have 60 days to take the exam from the day you are registered with the testing site

Testing Scores 

  • Testing scores will be emailed following your exam, please allow 7-14 days after the date of your exam to receive your official score letter from TCBAP
  • Testing scores for LCDC exam are sent to DSHS the first week of the month following the exam

Scheduling to Re-Test

  • You must wait 90 days from the date the examination was taken to RE-register for the exam
  • You will need to RE-register the same way as the first time - Click Here  

SAP Test

  • U.S. Department of Transportation issues the SAP Certification - more information Click Here 
  • List of SAP Training Companies - Click Here 
  • TCBAP provides the SAP test upon request
  • SAP test will be ministered in the office with a proctor
    for general information about SAP Certification Click Here 



Peer Medicaid Certifications/ House Bill 1486

  • Information regarding medicaid and mental health peer certifications - Click Here

Continuing Education Hours for certifications 

  • List of providers by city - Click Here 
  • List of CE Classes for CE hours - Click Here

Applications not processed 

  • TCBAP will hold your application for 6 months pending the receipt of information still needed once the original application is sent in


Continuing Education Provider 

Submit CE Classes 

  • TCBAP now allows you to submit CE classes CEU Providers - Click Here 

Where can I find list of TCBAP Providers?  











Texas Certification Board 401 Ranch Road 620 South, Suite 310 Austin, TX 78701 
(512) 708-0629 / Fax (888) 506-8123 - -