Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 157-2-.02 - Applications for Licensure

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) An applicant for licensure shall submit to the Board:
(a) The completed application form provided by the Board, available on the website www.sos.ga.gov/plb/diet.
(b) All applicants must submit a Secure and Verifiable document and an Affidavit of Citizenship, as defined in Code Section O.C.G.A. §§ 50-36-1 and 50-36-2.
(c) The required fee (see fee schedule).
(d) The Board may request additional verification of any requirements or credentials, as it may deem necessary.
(2) Exam applicants must submit:
(a) All applicants for licensure are required to have successfully passed an examination approved by the Board.
(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 necessary.
(3) Applications for Military Spouses and Transitioning Service Members
(a) As used in this rule, the following terms shall mean:
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 has applied.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 157-2-.02
O.C.G.A. §§ 43-1-34, 43-11A-7, 43-11A-10, 43-11A-13.
Original Rule 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.

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