11 NCAC 08 .0708             CERTIFICATE

(a)  If an application is found to be in order and the applicant qualified for a particular type and level of certificate, upon approval of the Board the Board's staff shall mail a standard certificate of that type and level to the applicant at the address specified on the application.  The certificate shall be effective until the renewal date specified in G.S. 143-151.16(b).

(b)  If the applicant does not meet the criteria for the certificate for which applied, the applicant shall be given written notice of the criterion that the applicant apparently fails to meet and offered a choice of:

(1)           accepting a certificate for a lower level for which the applicant is qualified;

(2)           submitting additional evidence in support of the application;

(3)           withdrawing the application; or

(4)           appealing the decision to the Board.

If an appeal is filed, the Board shall conduct a hearing and render a decision in accordance with G.S. 150B.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑151.12; 143‑151.13; 143‑151.14; 143‑151.19;

Eff. January 15, 1980;

Amended Eff. July 18, 2002; January 1, 1991.