Current through Register Vol. 6, March 25, 2022
applicants for licensure shall submit a completed application.
The application material must include the
(a) verification of successful
passage of all parts of the national optometry examination administered by the
NBEO with scores sent directly from the examination agency;
(b) verification of passage of the TMOD
(c) verification of
graduation with a transcript sent directly from the college, university, or
institution approved by the ACOE, and recognized by ARBO, in which the practice
and science of optometry is taught;
(d) license verifications from all states
where a licensee has held or holds a license;
(e) a copy of a self-query of the National
Practitioner Data Bank;
appropriate fee; and
(g) any other
information the board may require.
(3) Applicants actively licensed in another
state, but not meeting the qualifications of (2)(a), (b), or (c), must pay an
endorsement fee and shall be reviewed by the board on a case-by-case basis.
If an applicant was licensed
prior to the inclusion of TMOD in the NBEO examination (1993), the applicant
(a) provide proof of successful
completion of a qualifying examination, or examinations, as defined in
MCA, administered by the licensing authority of the state or jurisdiction
granting the license; and
all qualifications to be TPA and DPA certified.
(5) Applicants shall read and understand the
statutes and rules of the board for compliance with their profession.
(6) Proof of an applicant's
familiarity with the board statutes and rules is evidenced by attestation on
Mont. Admin. R.
Eff. 12/31/72; AMD,
Eff. 6/4/74; AMD, Eff. 8/4/74; AMD, 1978 MAR p. 725, Eff. 5/26/78; TRANS, from
Dept. of Prof. & Occup. Lic., Ch. 274, L. 1981, Eff. 7/1/81; AMD, 1986 MAR
p. 1582, Eff. 9/26/86; AMD, 1991 MAR p. 1485, Eff. 8/16/91; AMD, 1993 MAR p.
2121, Eff. 9/17/93; TRANS, from Commerce, 2003 MAR p. 2083; AMD, 2007 MAR p.
296, Eff. 3/9/07; AMD, 2008 MAR p. 2181, Eff. 10/10/08; AMD, 2010 MAR p. 1405,
Eff. 6/11/10; AMD,
MAR p. 307, Eff.
MAR p. 442, Eff.