Applications for licensure are processed in the following manner:
(1) An individual must download, or otherwise obtain
and complete the application packet for the type of licensure desired
from the Board's website. No applicant can have more than one application
pending before the Board at one time, unless the second application
is to become a licensed specialist in school psychology.
(2) An applicant submits the completed application
form, any other information required by the Board, and the application
filing fee. An application which contains an incorrect fee amount
or which does not include the information required to be submitted
must be returned to the applicant. The responsibility of ensuring
a complete application resides with the applicant. The application
packet will contain a checklist which should be followed carefully.
An incomplete application remains in the active file for 90 days following
receipt by the Board, at the end of which time, if still incomplete,
it is void. If licensure is sought again, a new application and filing
fee must be submitted.
(3) Applications which contain all required information
are reviewed by Board staff, and if necessary the Applications Committee
of the Board, to determine if the applicants are eligible to sit for
(4) Once an application is reviewed, the applicant
receives a letter from the Board approving or denying the applicant
to sit for the examinations. If the letter indicates the applicant
is approved, the applicant may then submit an examination application
and the appropriate fees for any required examinations.
(5) After sitting for examination(s), an applicant
is informed in writing of the results of the examination(s). An applicant
who has passed the examination(s) is informed in writing that the
applicant has been licensed.
(6) If an applicant's application for licensure is
denied, the applicant shall have 20 days from the date of denial to
submit a written request to the Board for a hearing at the State Office
of Administrative Hearings. The Board must receive the written request
on or before the 20th day following the date of denial for the request
to be timely made. If a timely request is made, the Board shall refer
the contested case to the State Office of Administrative Hearings
for a hearing. If a timely written request is not made, the denial
|Source Note: The provisions of this §463.2 adopted to be effective October 3, 1999, 24 TexReg 8169; amended to be effective February 21, 2002, 27 TexReg 1169; amended to be effective June 12, 2003, 28 TexReg 4557; amended to be effective November 29, 2012, 37 TexReg 9362; amended to be effective June 12, 2013, 38 TexReg 3604