Alabama Behavior Analyst Licensure Board

The State of Alabama now requires a license to practice applied behavior analysis (ABA). If you offer ABA services in Alabama, you are required to submit (1) an application for licensure to the Alabama Behavior Analyst Licensing Board and (2) a background check to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Please see the Board's Application Instructions below for details. A license is not required for Registered Behavior Technicians™ (RBTs®).


Instructions and Forms Required to Apply to become a Licensed Behavior Analyst or Licensed Assistant Behavior Analyst in Alabama


Notes Regarding Applications

  • When forms are updated, they will be posted to this website and announced to our email group. It is the applicant’s responsibility to check the website for the most recent form to avoid a delay in processing their application.


Verification of Licenses

  • Agencies and individuals can email the board to verify an individual’s license status.



  • All licenses issued in 2019 will expire December 31, 2020
  • You will receive an email notification in September with further instructions. Please let us know if your email address has changed.


More Information about the Board


Email: Alabama Behavior Analyst Licensing Board
Phone message system: 1-800-392-0821
Mail: P.O. Box 519 Jacksonville, AL 36265


Please note that board members share responsibility for monitoring these and will respond as quickly as possible; please allow a minimum of 2-3 business days for a response.