Chapter 4732-7 Foreign Licensure Applicants

4732-7-01 Licensure for applicants licensed or certified by another jurisdiction.

In accord with section 4732.15 of the Revised Code, the board may issue a license as a psychologist or as a school psychologist to any applicant licensed or certified as such by the licensing department of another state, territory, or the District of Columbia or to any person holding a diploma issued by the "American Board of Professional Psychology" (ABPP). Such applicant for license shall:

(A) Conform with the applicable requirements of section 4732.10 of the Revised Code and rule 4732-9-01 or 4732-9-02 of the Administrative Code, as evidenced by verification from the "Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards" that the applicant holds a current, valid certificate of professional qualification in psychology (CPQ) or as evidenced by verification from ABPP that the applicant holds an active board certification from ABPP or as evidenced by a verification letter stating that the applicant is credentialed by the national register of health service providers in psychology (NR); and, conform with requirements under paragraph (E) of rule 4732-11-01 of the Administrative Code by passing an examination administered under the direction of the board.

(B) If the application is for a psychologist license, and the applicant does not hold an active board certification from ABPP and does not hold the CPQ or NR credential described in paragraph (A) of this rule, he/she shall:

(1) Provide evidence of having passed the examination required of Ohio psychology licensure candidates, as specified in paragraph (A) of rule 4732-11-01 of the Administrative Code with a score at least as high as the minimum passing score required of current Ohio candidates (information about such examination and score is available on the board's website www.psychology.ohio.gov or by writing or calling the board office); and

(2) Pass an examination administered under the direction of the board, as described in paragraph (E) of rule 4732-11-01 of the Administrative Code; or

(C) If the application is for a school psychologist license, the applicant shall:

(1) Provide evidence of having passed an examination required of Ohio school psychology licensure candidates as specified in paragraph (C) of rule 4732-11-01 of the Administrative Code, with a score at least as high as the minimum passing score required of Ohio candidates (information about such examination and score is available on the board's website www.psychology.ohio.govor by writing or calling the board office); and

(2) Pass an examination administered under the direction of the board, as described in paragraph (E) of rule 4732-11-01 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 6/8/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/16/2015 and 09/18/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4732.06
Rule Amplifies: 4732.06, 4732.10, 4732.15
Prior Effective Dates: 12/30/77, 9/1/81; 10/1/90; 7/15/00; 11/29/04, 11/1/07