Ohio Admin. Code 4713-5-28 - Attire for applicants taking examinations at the board

(A) All applicants shall wear professional appropriate clothing when scheduled to take the state licensure examination.

(1) Applicants shall be dressed in professional attire in order to be admitted to the testing center.

(2)(1) Clothing that is comfortable and practical for work, such as pants or a skirt or a school uniform and clean shoes are acceptable attire. A clean smock or apron may be worn over professional attire.
(3)(2) The following examination attire is not permitted in the examination center during an examination: tank tops, t-shirts with offensive language, beach wear, clothing that shows excessive skin, clothing with offensive language, sleeveless attire, torn, dirty or tattered clothing, or other clothing as determined by board staff. or clothing that reveals the midriff or lower back and clothing that is extremely low cut.
(B) An applicant not admitted to the test center due to attire shall be dismissed, and required to reschedule for the state examination.


Ohio Admin. Code 4713-5-28
Effective: 2/12/2024
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/21/2023 and 02/12/2029
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4713.08(A)(3)
Rule Amplifies: 4713.08(A)(3), 4713.24
Prior Effective Dates: 02/28/2014, 08/26/2016, 03/21/2022

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