4713-7-08 Applications to practice branches of cosmetology from active duty military members, spouses of active duty military members, or veterans.

The Ohio board of cosmetology has evaluated military training and education in branches of the United States armed services and finds the armed forces provides no education or training in any branch of cosmetology that is equivalent to Ohio's standards. Active duty military members, spouses of active duty military members, or veterans are eligible for licensure in any branch of cosmetology by meeting the following requirements:

(A) Active duty military members or spouses of active duty military members are exempt from having to take an examination to practice any branch of cosmetology in the state of Ohio upon filing the following:

(1) Filing the "active military out of state license transfer" application, form COS022, effective 3/2015, which can be located on the board's website at www.cos.ohio.gov,

(2) The required fee if applicable,

(3) Proof that the applicant holds an active license to practice any branch of cosmetology in any other state, territory of the United States, or the District of Columbia, and

(4) In the case of an active duty military member a copy of the member's current military orders or copy of current military I.D. card, or

(5) In the case of an application from a spouse of an active duty military member, provide the following:

(a) Proof the applicant is married to an active duty military member by providing a notarized copy of a marriage certificate,

(b) Proof the spouse (not the applicant) is assigned to a duty station in this state by providing a copy of the official active duty military orders, or

(c) Proof the spouse (not the applicant) has been assigned to active duty in a foreign country and the applicant is residing in the state of Ohio during the spouse's deployment.

(B) Veterans coming from out of state are eligible for a license to practice any branch of cosmetology in the state of Ohio in accordance with the provisions of rule 4713-7-09 of the Administrative Code.

(C) Active duty military members, spouses of active duty military, and veterans are eligible to take the appropriate managing license examination for each branch of cosmetology pursuant to section 4713.30 of the Revised Code.

(D) The board shall prioritize an application received from an active duty military member, the spouse of an active duty military member or a veteran.

Replaces: 4713-7-09

Effective: 3/26/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/26/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5903.03, 5903.04, 4713.08(A)(6)
Rule Amplifies: 5903.03, 5903.04, 4713.08(A)(6)
Prior Effective Dates: 1/26/97, 4/1/00, 1/10/04, 2/28/2014