New York Social Worker License Renewal Guide - 2022

Last Reviewed: May 3rd, 2022

Licensor: NYSED OPSW

NY Social Worker License Renewal and Continuing Education

Social workers’ licenses must be renewed every three years. Thirty-six hours of continuing education (CE) courses are to be completed with 12 hours set aside for self-study. The license renewal fee is $179.

You are now equipped with all the information needed to embark upon your journey to becoming a licensed social worker in New York. The process is detailed and will require plenty of hard work, but it will be worth it in the end as you see the differences you make in the lives of others.