District of Columbia Social Worker License Renewal Guide - 2022

Last Reviewed: May 20th, 2022

Licensor: DC SW Board

License Renewal

All social work licenses in the District of Columbia expire on July 31 of every odd-numbered year. You will need to renew by completing 40 hours of continuing education during the two years preceding renewal.

The renewal fee for all types of licenses in DC is $145.

Social issues are present anywhere in the country. The social work profession is designed to help those who are in need. Be a voice to the voiceless. Proper education and training equip you with the right tools to manage different circumstances out on the field.

Getting licensed is the first step toward an exciting career in social work. There is something new to learn every day. Different challenges and complex situations mean you are always on your toes. If you want to make a real difference in the world, you should consider social work as a career.