21 NCAC 54 .1703             TEMPORARY LICENSES

(a)  To be issued a temporary license to practice psychology in North Carolina, a nonresident psychologist shall submit the following information to the Board at least 10 working days prior to the psychologist engaging in the practice of psychology in North Carolina:

(1)           typed, or legibly printed, notarized application form, including an affidavit that the standards under which the nonresident psychologist is licensed in another jurisdiction are substantially equivalent to or higher than the requirements of G.S. 90-270.1 et seq.;

(2)           written statement from a jurisdiction which is a member of the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards that the psychologist's license is in good standing, that there is no pending disciplinary action against the license, and describing any supervision requirements under which the individual shall practice in that jurisdiction;

(3)           notarized statement showing compliance with supervision requirements specified in this Paragraph; and

(4)           temporary license fee.

Only one temporary license shall be issued to an individual in any calendar year.  Supervision shall be provided at the same level as that which is required for the nonresident psychologist's practice in the jurisdiction verifying licensure in Subparagraph (a)(2) of this Rule by a North Carolina permanently Licensed Psychologist or Licensed Psychological Associate who meets the requirements of 21 NCAC 54 .2001.

(b)  To be issued a temporary license to practice psychology in North Carolina, a psychologist requesting reinstatement of licensure shall submit the information listed in 21 NCAC 54 .2103.  A temporary license issued under this Paragraph is valid until the applicant takes the first examination to which admitted by the Board, if applicable, and is notified of the results, and until the reinstatement fee is paid.  This license shall not be issued, reissued, or extended if the applicant fails the examination, fails to appear for the examination, or fails to remit the required fees within the time period stipulated in 21 NCAC 54 .2103.  A temporary licensee shall comply with supervision requirements specified in Section .2000 of this Chapter for the same level of licensure for which application for reinstatement is approved.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-270.5(f),(g); 90-270.9;

Eff. September 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. September 1, 1996; October 1, 1991; March 1, 1989; June 1, 1988.