is no
Mobile Menu Button

Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals

Renewal Information

Important information regarding the 2022 Renewal period (January 2022-December 2022):

For CAC, LAC, CPS Renewals:
The South Dakota Board of Addiction and Prevention Professionals (Board) requires that any certificate, license or trainee status issued by the Board shall be renewed annually, during the practitioner’s birth month. In even-numbered years, a practitioner renewing their CAC, LAC or CPS status must submit 40* hours of continuing professional training to the Board during the practitioner’s birth month renewal. For detailed information regarding continuing professional training, including preapproved sponsors, please visit the Continuing Professional Training page.

The Board has made changes to the CAC and LAC renewal process beginning with the May birth month renewals. For May birth month renewals and future months, your CAC status should be renewed online. The online renewal system will open one month prior to your birth month. A paper renewal application is available, but should only be used as a last resort as it may cause a delay in the processing of your

  • CAC online renewal: You will need your CAC Certificate number and a valid credit or debit card to begin the renewal.
  • LAC online renewal: You will need your LAC License number and a valid credit or debit card to begin the renewal.
  • CPS online renewal: You will need your CPS certificate number and a valid credit or debit card to begin the renewal.

The renewal period opens one month prior to your birth month. Each renewal application below is in Adobe PDF format.

2022 Certification/Licensure Renewal paper application: A paper renewal application is available, but should only be used as a last resort as it may cause delay in the processing of your renewal.

Please complete the application using the fillable form, print, sign and mail to the Board along with the appropriate renewal fee. Renewal application and fee must be received/postmarked by the Board by the last day of your birth month.

Please note that you will receive communication from the Board via postal mail regarding your renewal at least one month prior to your birth month. Please contact the Board if you have not received communication regarding the 2022 renewal process.

*Dually credentialed practitioners (CAC, CPS or LAC, CPS) must submit 60 hours of continuing professional training.

  • IC&RC International Certificate Application
    • The international certificate is an additional certificate available to certified/licensed practitioners holding a reciprocal credential (CAC, LAC, or CPS). A practitioner certified/licensed at a reciprocal level may receive an International Certificate at the time of annual renewal of their BAPP certification/licensure by completing the Board’s 'IC&RC Certificate Application’ and paying the required fee. This is an Adobe PDF application. Please complete the application using the fillable form, print and mail to the Board along with the appropriate fee.

For ACT and PST Renewal:
The Board has made changes to the Trainee renewal process beginning with the April birth month renewals. For April birth month renewals and future months, your Trainee status can now be renewed online.

The online renewal system will open one month prior to your birth month. A paper renewal application is available, but should only be used as a last resort as it may cause a delay in the processing of your trainee status renewal.

2022 Trainee Renewal FAQ