11 NCAC 08 .0708             CERTIFICATE

(a)  If an application meets the requirements of Rules .0704 and .0706 of this Section and the application fee has been paid and the applicant qualified for a particular type and level of certificate, 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 he or she applied, the applicant shall be given written notice of the criterion that the applicant 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 Article 3A of G.S. 150B.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 143‑151.12; 143‑151.13; 143‑151.14; 143-151.17; 143‑151.19;

Eff. January 15, 1980;

Amended Eff. December 1, 2017; July 18, 2002; January 1, 1991.