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Effective January 1, 2014, the Board no longer prints paper licenses.
This is considered the primary source for verifying a license.

The Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners provides online license verification. To begin a search, enter either the Last Name or the License Number ( no A or G required). You will be provided with a list of names with similar last names or a list of license numbers. To get detail information click the link View Details. Click the Reset button to clear the boxes of any information. To do a wildcard search on the Last Name you can enter the first few characters in the name and click the search button. Search results may take a little time; please be patient.  

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(Please note: an inactive & non-renewed license is an expired license)
An individual may submit an application for Reactivation or Reinstatement, respectively, up to 5 years from the Expiration Date.  After 5 years, an individual will need to submit an application for Re-licensure and meet the current examination and licensing requirements. All applications are on the Board's website

For Information concerning specific Disciplinary Actions, please check the Public Orders / Disciplinary link on the home page .


The information contained in this web site is being made available as a public service by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners (the Board). No posted information or materials provided is intended to constitute legal or medical advice. The information contained in this web site was supplied from license applications and other sources such as schools and other states. The Board makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied, as to the accuracy of any posted information and assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions contained therein. Furthermore, no warranty, express or implied, is created by providing information through this web site, and the presence of an individual licensee on the web site does not in any way constitute an endorsement by the Board. No one shall be entitled to claim detrimental reliance on any views or information, whether provided by or accessed through this web site, or to claim any duty on the Board’s part to update posted information or to protect the interests of those accessing this web site. In no event shall the Board, its contractors, or its staff be liable to you or anyone else for any decision made or action taken in reliance on such information or views. For more information regarding this web site, or if you have any questions about information provided therein, please contact the Board directly.

The data is derived directly from the Board license database and is updated on a daily basis. The Board’s website at is considered a primary source for this data, which is the same information the Board provides through other means, such as phone, fax, or mail, and is true and complete to the best of the Board’s knowledge.

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