Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1155-03-.05 - RENEWAL

(1) The due date for renewal is the last day of the month in which a certificate holder's birthday falls pursuant to the Division of Health Related Board's biennial birthdate renewal system as contained as the expiration date on renewal certificates.
(2) Methods of Renewal
(a) Internet Renewals - Individuals may apply for renewal and pay the necessary fees via the Internet. The application to renew can be accessed at:


(b) Paper Renewals - For individuals who have not renewed their certificate online via the Internet, a renewal application form will be mailed to each individual certified by the Board to the last address provided to the Board. Failure to receive such notification does not relieve the certificate holder from the responsibility of meeting all requirements for renewal.
(3) A certificate issued pursuant to these rules is renewable by the expiration date. To be eligible for renewal an individual must submit to the Division of Health Related Boards on or before the expiration date the following:
(a) A completed and signed renewal application form.
(b) The renewal and state regulatory fees as provided in Rule 1155-03-.06.
(4) To be eligible for renewal an individual must have completed the continuing education requirements provided in Rule 1155-03-.04 and must indicate completion by signing the renewal application. An individual who fails to obtain continuing education hours, pursuant to Rule 1155-03-.04, may be subject to disciplinary action by the Board.
(5) Certificate holders who fail to comply with the renewal rules or notification received by them concerning failure to timely renew shall have their certification processed pursuant to Rule 1200-10-1-.10.
(6) Certificate holders whose certificates have expired as a result of the certificate holder's failure to renew pursuant to Rule 1200-10-1-.10 may be reinstated upon meeting the conditions as provided in Rule 1155-03-.05(7).
(7) Reinstatement of a certificate that has expired as a result of failure to timely renew in accordance with Rule 1200-10-1-.10 may be accomplished upon meeting the following conditions:
(a) Payment of all past due renewal fees;
(b) Payment of the late renewal fee provided in Rule 1155-03-.06; and
(c) Compliance with continuing education requirements pursuant to Rule 1155-03-.04.
(d) An individual who has a certificate that has been expired for at least twelve (12) months shall submit to a criminal background check and cause the results to be submitted to the Board office before the certificate can be reinstated.
(8) Renewal decisions shall be governed by Rule 1155-2-.07.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1155-03-.05
Original rule filed April 30, 1997; effective July 14, 1997. Repeal and new rule filed September 14, 1999; effective January 28, 2000. (Formerly 1155-03-.04 ). Amendment filed December 13, 2000; effective February 26, 2001. Repeal and new rule filed August 23, 2001; effective November 6, 2001. Amendment filed July 22, 2002; effective October 5, 2002. Amendment filed January 20, 2012; effective April 19, 2012.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 4-5-202, 4-5-204, 63-1-107, 63-1-116, 63-3-106, 63-3-115, and 63-3-125.

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