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150A.091 FEES.

Subdivision 1.Fee refunds.

No fee may be refunded for any reason.

Subd. 2.Application fees.

Each applicant shall submit with a license, advanced dental therapist certificate, or permit application a nonrefundable fee in the following amounts in order to administratively process an application:

(1) dentist, $140;

(2) full faculty dentist, $140;

(3) limited faculty dentist, $140;

(4) resident dentist or dental provider, $55;

(5) advanced dental therapist, $100;

(6) dental therapist, $100;

(7) dental hygienist, $55;

(8) licensed dental assistant, $55; and

(9) dental assistant with a permit as described in Minnesota Rules, part 3100.8500, subpart 3, $15.

Subd. 3.Initial license or permit fees.

Along with the application fee, each of the following applicants shall submit a separate initial license or permit fee. The initial fee shall be established by the board not to exceed the following nonrefundable fee amounts:

(1) dentist or full faculty dentist, $168;

(2) dental therapist, $120;

(3) dental hygienist, $60;

(4) licensed dental assistant, $36; and

(5) dental assistant with a permit as described in Minnesota Rules, part 3100.8500, subpart 3, $12.

Subd. 4.Annual license fees.

Each limited faculty or resident dentist shall submit with an annual license renewal application a fee established by the board not to exceed the following amounts:

(1) limited faculty dentist, $168; and

(2) resident dentist or dental provider, $85.

Subd. 5.Biennial license or permit fees.

Each of the following applicants shall submit with a biennial license or permit renewal application a fee as established by the board, not to exceed the following amounts:

(1) dentist or full faculty dentist, $475;

(2) dental therapist, $300;

(3) dental hygienist, $200;

(4) licensed dental assistant, $150; and

(5) dental assistant with a permit as described in Minnesota Rules, part 3100.8500, subpart 3, $24.

Subd. 6.Annual license late fee.

Applications for renewal of any license received after the time specified in Minnesota Rules, part 3100.1750, must be assessed a late fee equal to 50 percent of the annual renewal fee.

Subd. 7.Biennial license or permit late fee.

Applications for renewal of any license or permit received after the time specified in Minnesota Rules, part 3100.1700, must be assessed a late fee equal to 25 percent of the biennial renewal fee.

Subd. 8.Duplicate license or certificate fee.

Each applicant shall submit, with a request for issuance of a duplicate of the original license, or of an annual or biennial renewal certificate for a license or permit, a fee in the following amounts:

(1) original dentist, full faculty dentist, dental therapist, dental hygiene, or dental assistant license, $35;

(2) annual or biennial renewal certificates, $10; and

(3) wallet-sized license and renewal certificate, $15.

Subd. 9.Licensure by credentials.

Each applicant for licensure as a dentist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant by credentials pursuant to section 150A.06, subdivisions 4 and 8, and Minnesota Rules, part 3100.1400, shall submit with the license application a fee in the following amounts:

(1) dentist, $725;

(2) dental hygienist, $175; and

(3) dental assistant, $35.

Subd. 9a.Credential review; nonaccredited dental institution.

Applicants who have graduated from a nonaccredited dental college desiring licensure as a dentist pursuant to section 150A.06, subdivision 1, shall submit an application for credential review and an application fee not to exceed the amount of $200.

Subd. 9b.Limited general license.

Each applicant for licensure as a limited general dentist pursuant to section 150A.06, subdivision 9, shall submit the applicable fees established by the board not to exceed the following amounts:

(1) initial limited general license application, $140;

(2) annual limited general license renewal application, $155; and

(3) late fee assessment for renewal application equal to 50 percent of the annual limited general license renewal fee.

Subd. 9c.Temporary permit.

Applications for a temporary military permit in accordance with section 197.4552 shall submit a fee not to exceed the amount of $250.

Subd. 10.Reinstatement fee.

No dentist, dental therapist, dental hygienist, or dental assistant whose license has been suspended or revoked may have the license reinstated or a new license issued until a fee has been submitted to the board in the following amounts:

(1) dentist, $140;

(2) dental therapist, $85;

(3) dental hygienist, $55; and

(4) dental assistant, $35.

Subd. 11.Certificate application fee for anesthesia/sedation.

Each dentist shall submit with a general anesthesia or moderate sedation application, a contracted sedation provider application, or biennial renewal, a fee as established by the board not to exceed the following amounts:

(1) for both a general anesthesia and moderate sedation application, $400;

(2) for a general anesthesia application only, $400;

(3) for a moderate sedation application only, $400; and

(4) for a contracted sedation provider application, $400.

Subd. 11a.Certificate for anesthesia/sedation late fee.

Applications for renewal of a general anesthesia or moderate sedation certificate or a contracted sedation provider certificate received after the time specified in Minnesota Rules, part 3100.3600, subparts 9 and 9b, must be assessed a late fee equal to 50 percent of the biennial renewal fee for an anesthesia/sedation certificate.

Subd. 11b.Recertification fee for anesthesia/sedation.

No dentist whose general anesthesia or moderate sedation certificate has been terminated by the board or voluntarily terminated by the dentist may become recertified until a fee has been submitted to the board not to exceed the amount of $500.

Subd. 12.Duplicate certificate fee for anesthesia/sedation.

Each dentist shall submit with a request for issuance of a duplicate of the original general anesthesia or moderate sedation certificate or contracted sedation provider certificate a fee in the amount of $10.

Subd. 13.On-site inspection fee.

An on-site inspection fee must be paid to the individual, organization, or agency conducting the inspection and be limited to a maximum fee as determined by the board. Travel, lodging, and other expenses are not part of the on-site inspection fee.

Subd. 14.Affidavit of licensure.

Each licensee shall submit with a request for an affidavit of licensure a fee in the amount of $10.

Subd. 15.Verification of licensure.

Each institution or corporation shall submit with a request for verification of a license a fee in the amount of $5 for each license to be verified.

Subd. 16.Failure of professional development portfolio audit.

(a) If a licensee fails a professional development portfolio audit under Minnesota Rules, part 3100.5300, the board is authorized to take the following actions:

(1) for the first failure, the board may issue a warning to the licensee;

(2) for the second failure within ten years, the board may assess a penalty of not more than $250; and

(3) for any additional failures within the ten-year period, the board may assess a penalty of not more than $1,000.

(b) In addition to the penalty fee, the board may initiate the complaint process to address multiple failed audits.

Subd. 17.Advanced dental therapy examination fee.

Any dental therapist eligible to sit for the advanced dental therapy certification examination must submit with the application a fee as established by the board, not to exceed $250.

Subd. 18.Corporation or professional firm late fee.

Any corporation or professional firm whose annual fee is not postmarked or otherwise received by the board by the due date of December 31 shall, in addition to the fee, submit a late fee as established by the board, not to exceed $15.