(a)  All applications for examination submitted to the Commission must be:

(1)           submitted on an a WPCSOCC Examination Application;

(2)           accompanied by the appropriate non-refundable application fee per G.S. 90A-42;

(3)           completed in entirety with all required information, documentation, and signatures provided; and

(4)           postmarked at least 30 days prior to the scheduled date of the examination if an examination is scheduled.

(b)  Upon receipt of an application by the Commission, the application shall be reviewed for completeness and a determination as to the eligibility of the applicant to sit for the requested examination shall be made.  Incomplete applications shall be returned to the applicant.

(c)  Each applicant shall be notified, in writing, of the applicant's eligibility to sit for the requested examination.  Individuals determined to be eligible for an examination shall be sent written notification containing information concerning the date, time and location of the examination.  This written notification shall be considered a receipt from the Commission to the applicant for the examination fee.  Applicants found to be ineligible for an examination shall be sent written notification of the ineligibility determination.

(d)  Any applicant who obtains certification by supplying false information to the Commission shall be subject to disciplinary action(s) as set forth in Section .0800 of this Subchapter.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90A-39; 90A-41; 90A-42;

Eff. April 1, 1999;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2006;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. July 26, 2015.