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Social Work Licensure in NJ


NASW-NJ has developed answers to FAQs regarding Social Work licensure and certification. These answers have been reviewed and approved by the office of the Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE). The answers to these FAQ are organized according to topic. Answers to these questions can be found in the NJ Social Work Statutes (N.J.S.A. 45:15BB, written by the NJ Legislature) and the NJ Social Work Regulations (N.J.A.C 13:44G, written by the BSWE).

Each answer below includes a link to the PDF document with the section code. Please refer to the specific section for additional information.


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In the meantime, information you are seeking may be available in these FAQs or in the NJ Social Work Regulations. Click here for a link to that document, or you can email the Board of Social Work Examiners at

NOTE: We discourage people from calling the BSWE as their staff is extraordinarily busy and often unable to answer or return phone calls. Calling the BSWE can be a very frustrating experience, which is why NASW-NJ offers these FAQs to the NJ Social Work community.


Important New Jersey Licensing Contacts
NJ Board of Social Work Examiners (BSWE)
PO Box 45033
Newark, NJ 07101
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Questions: 800-225-6880
Registration: 888-579-EXAM (3926)
Pearson VUE Testing Sites
Phone number will be on your letter from BSWE

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