To maintain the ATCS credential annual renewals are required, in which credential holders complete a formal attestation that they are in compliance with the ATCB Code of Ethics, Conduct, and Disciplinary Procedures. Your annual renewal notice will be sent to you in April of each year and is due by June 30. the annual renewal fee is $25. A late fee of $30 is assessed if renewals are not is not completed by June 30. Maintaining your ATCS credential requires you to first maintain the board certification of your Registered Art Therapist (ATR-BC)

Any credential that is not renewed will become inactive.

If you don’t plan on renewing you may:

  • Apply for Retired Stats (Lifetime vs. Annual). The fee for lifetime is $150. The fee for annual is $25
  • Apply for Temporary Inactive Status. The Temporary Inactive Status fee is $25
  • Choose to relinquish your Art Therapist Registration (ATR) by sending us your statement of relinquishment to