The commissioner may issue a license or certify a person under this chapter, without giving an examination, if the person is licensed or certified in another state and:
(1) the requirements for licensing or certification under which the well or boring contractor was licensed or person was certified do not conflict with this chapter;
(2) the requirements are of a standard not lower than that specified by the rules adopted under this chapter; and
(3) equal reciprocal privileges are granted to licensees or certified persons of this state.
A well or boring contractor or certified person must apply for the license or certification and pay the fees under the provisions of this chapter to receive a license or certification under this section.