21 NCAC 22F .0121 REINSTATEMENT OF AN EXPIRED LICENSE
(a) For those applicants seeking reinstatement of a license that has been expired for more than 60 days but less than five years, the applicant may satisfy the Board's requirement for annual continuing education as a condition for license renewal by taking and passing the Board's qualifying examination.
(b) For those applicants seeking reinstatement of a license that has been expired for five or more years, evidence of satisfactory completion of the Board's annual continuing education requirement shall consist of the applicant taking and passing the Board's qualifying examination.
(c) If the applicant cited in Paragraph (b) of this Rule has continuously held a valid license to fit and sell hearing aids in another State or jurisdiction for the five consecutive years prior to seeking North Carolina license reinstatement, that individual shall be required to take and pass only the portion of the Board's qualifying examination that addresses regulatory issues.
History Note: Authority G.S. 93D-3(c); 93D-11;
Eff. February 1, 1996;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.