21 NCAC 63 .0214             CERTIFICATION AND LICENSURE FOR MILITARY PERSONNEL AND MILITARY SPOUSES

(a)  Upon receipt of a request for certification or licensure pursuant to G.S. 93B-15.1 from an applicant with military training and experience, the Board shall issue a certificate or license upon the applicant's satisfying the following conditions:

(1)           Has completed and submits to the Board, application information as described in Rules .0202, .0203, and .0204 of this Section;

(2)           Has provided to the Board written documentation to satisfy conditions set out in G.S. 93B-15.1(a) and (c); and

(3)           Has passed the qualifying examination for the level of certification or licensure for which the applicant is applying.

(b)  Upon receipt of a request for certification or licensure pursuant to G.S. 93B-15.1 from a military spouse, the Board shall issue a certificate or license upon the applicant's satisfying the following conditions:

(1)           Has completed and submits to the Board, application information as described in Rules .0202, .0203, and .0204 of this Section;

(2)           Has provided written documentation to satisfy conditions set out in G.S. 93B-15.1(b) and (c); and

(3)           Has passed the qualifying examination for the level of certification or licensure for which the applicant is applying.

(c)  Military trained applicants and military spouse applicants may apply for a temporary license as described in Rule .0213 of this Section.  A temporary license shall apply only to clinical licensure and requires the following:

(1)           Submission of an application and official written verification of equivalent licensure, certification, or registration in good standing from the jurisdiction under which the applicant is currently licensed, certified, or registered;

(2)           Payment of the applicable fee;

(3)           Prior to the expiration of the temporary license, the applicant shall fulfill all requirements for documentation of education, experience, training, and examination, and pay any additional application fee as described in Rule .0202 of this Section.  Upon receipt of all required documentation and applicable fees, the Board shall issue the appropriate clinical license for a period not to exceed two years.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90B-6(h); 93B-15.1;

Eff. February 1, 2017.