for licensure shall submit to the Board:
(b) All applicants must submit a Secure and
Verifiable document and an Affidavit of Citizenship, as defined in Code Section
(c) The required fee (see fee
(d) The Board may
request additional verification of any requirements or credentials, as it may
applicants must submit:
(a) All applicants for
licensure are required to have successfully passed an examination approved by
(b) All applicants for
licensure except as provided in Board rule 157-4 shall submit to the Board an
official education transcript with school seal affixed and showing degree(s)
earned, area of major study and date of graduation.
(c) All applicants who have obtained their
education outside of the United States and its territories must have their
academic degree(s) validated by an approved credentialing agency as equivalent
to the baccalaureate or master's degree conferred by a regionally accredited
college or university in the United States.
(d) The Board may request additional
verification of any requirements or credentials as it may deem
Applications for Military Spouses and Transitioning Service Members
As used in this rule, the following terms
1. "Military" means the United
States armed forces, including the National Guard.
2. "Military spouse" means a spouse of a
service member or transitioning service member.
3. "Service member" means an active or
reserve member of the armed forces, including the National Guard.
4. "Transitioning service member" means a
member of the military on active duty status or on separation leave who is
within 24 months of retirement or 12 months of separation.
(b) Effective July 1, 2017, military spouses
and transitioning service members may qualify for expedited processing of the
license application for any license or permit issued by the Board by showing
that the applicant is a military spouse or transitioning service member and
that the applicant has paid the fee and meets the requirements for a license or
permit under the laws and rules for the type of license for which the applicant
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 157-2-.02
entitled "Examination and Re-examination" adopted. F.
Dec. 12, 1985; eff.
Jan. 1, 1986.
Amended: F. June 26,
1987; eff. July 16, 1987.
Amended: F. Dec. 30,
1987; eff. Jan. 19, 1988.
Repealed: New Rule entitled "Application for
Licensure" adopted. F. Apr. 7, 1988; eff.
Apr. 27, 1988.
Repealed: New Rule entitled "Applications for
Licensure" adopted. F. Apr. 1, 2002; eff.
Apr. 21, 2002.
Amended: F. Aug. 28,
2017; eff. Sept. 17, 2017.