21 NCAC 22F .0104          QUALIFICATIONS for licensure

In order to be issued a license by the Board:

(1)           Each applicant for licensure shall submit an application for licensure and exam registration as set forth in 21 NCAC 22A .0503;

(2)           Each applicant for licensure shall show to the Board the requirements in G.S. 93D-5(a). The Board may require supplemental information for applications to determine the qualifications of each licensee, registered applicant, and registered apprentice, as set forth in these Rules and in Chapter 93D of the General Statutes of North Carolina. The Board will require supplemental information on a case-by-case basis including issues raised on the applicant's criminal background check or discrepancies in the application. Supplemental information may include letters of recommendation, affidavits, official transcripts, and personal appearances before the Board;

(3)           The applicant shall pass all parts of the Board's licensing exam as set forth in 21 NCAC 22F .0105. In the event an out of state applicant, military trained applicant, or military spouse applicant has previously taken and passed Part D of the Board's licensing exam, this applicant shall submit an ILE score transfer letter from the IHS so as not to re-take Part D; and

(4)           Each applicant shall complete one full year of apprenticeship, with exception to those eligible for waiver under G.S. 93D-5(c) or those applying for licensure pursuant to 21 NCAC 22F .0123.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 93D-3(c); 93D-5; 93D-6; 93D-9;

Eff. April 23, 1976;

Amended Eff. February 1, 1996; April 1, 1989; May 1, 1988;

Paragraph (d) recodified to 21 NCAC 22F .0122 Eff. May 1, 2013;

Temporary Amendment Eff. February 10, 2014;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2014;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016;

Amended Eff. March 1, 2018.