An individual applying for licensure shall do so on forms provided by the board. The information requested shall include personal identifying and locating data including name, home and work addresses and telephone numbers, and social security number; education and degree information; employment and practice history; licensure and disciplinary history; and information relating to criminal convictions, use of alcohol and drugs, and other issues which may reflect on ability and fitness to practice. The application shall also include a recent full-face two-inch by three-inch photograph affixed to the application as indicated and notarized as a true likeness. The notary seal shall be placed next to the picture and shall fall partly upon the photograph and partly upon the application.
An applicant must provide the board with all information, documents, and fees necessary to meet licensure requirements.
Applications expire 18 months after the date the application form is filed with the board. If the applicant does not fulfill all licensure requirements within the 18-month application period, the applicant must resubmit the application and another application fee to continue to seek licensure.
If an applicant does not pass the NAB or state examination on the second attempt, the applicant must submit to the board a study plan and wait six months from the date of the examination attempt to sit for the examination a third time. If an applicant does not pass the NAB or state examination on the third attempt, the applicant must submit a revised study plan and wait one year from the date of the third examination attempt to sit for the examination a fourth time. The applicant may also be required to reapply in order to comply with subpart 3.
Examination scores expire two years after the date the examination was taken if the applicant has not become fully licensed within that two years.
The board shall reject an applicant who does not meet the requirements of part 6400.6000 within the time period of application validity. The board may reject an applicant who has been found to have committed acts in this or any other jurisdiction which, if performed by a licensee of the Minnesota board, would be grounds for discipline under part 6400.6900, subpart 1, taking into account the considerations in part 6400.6900, subpart 3.
An applicant for licensure whose application has been rejected by the board shall be given written notice of the disqualification and the reasons for it and of the right to a hearing under Minnesota Statutes, chapter 14.
21 SR 1564; 41 SR 599
December 20, 2016