21 N.C. Admin. Code 54 .1703 - TEMPORARY LICENSES

(a) To be issued a temporary license to practice psychology in North Carolina, a psychologist who is not a resident of North Carolina shall submit the following information to the Board at least 10 business days prior to the psychologist engaging in the practice of psychology in North Carolina:
(1) a typed, or printed, signed or digitally signed temporary license application form, including an affidavit that the standards under which the psychologist who is not a resident of North Carolina is licensed in another jurisdiction are substantially equivalent to or higher than the requirements of G.S. 90-270.1 et seq.;
(2) whether the applicant has been disciplined by any licensing authority in North Carolina or elsewhere, or is aware of any pending charges against a professional license or permit which is held;
(3) reason for applying for temporary licensure in North Carolina;
(4) if the applicant wants to be considered for temporary health services provider certification;
(5) a written statement from any jurisdiction where the psychologist is licensed 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 practices in that jurisdiction;
(6) a signed or digitally signed statement showing compliance with supervision requirements specified in Subparagraph (a)(2) of this Rule; and
(7) the temporary license fee set forth in G.S. 90-270.18(b)(8).
(b) Only one 30-day 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 psychologist who is not a resident of North Carolina in the jurisdiction verifying licensure in Subparagraph (a)(3) of this Rule by a North Carolina permanently licensed psychologist or licensed psychological associate who meets the requirements of Rule .2001 of this Chapter.
(c) A psychologist requesting reinstatement of licensure may apply for a temporary license to practice psychology in North Carolina by submitting the information listed in 21 NCAC 54 .2103. A temporary license issued under this Paragraph shall be valid until the applicant takes the first examination to which he or she is admitted by the Board, pursuant to Rule .2103(e) of this Chapter, and is notified of the results, and until the reinstatement fee set forth in Rule .1605(8) of this Chapter 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 Rule .2103(a)(4) or (b)(9) of this Chapter. 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.
(d) For the 5 day temporary practice notification requirement to practice psychology in North Carolina in accordance with G.S. 90-270.4(f), a psychologist who is not a resident of North Carolina shall submit to the Board the temporary practice notification form at least 10 business days prior to the psychologist engaging in the practice of psychology in North Carolina The temporary practice notification form shall include:
(1) name of application;
(2) degree awarded;
(3) mailing address;
(4) telephone number;
(5) Social Security number;
(6) name of jurisdiction in which licensed, including date of licensure, and license number;
(7) dates of intended practice in North Carolina;
(8) name of North Carolina psychologist(s) with whom applicant will be associating, if applicable;
(9) description of intended practice in North Carolina; and
(10) whether required to be supervised for practice in the jurisdiction in which applicant is licensed.

Notes

21 N.C. Admin. Code 54 .1703
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.
Readopted by North Carolina Register Volume 34, Issue 21, May 1, 2020 effective 4/1/2020.

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