(A) Applicants who wish to obtain a temporary license shall submit a properly completed licensure application, as provided by the board. The temporary applications shall accompany the actual licensure application unless actual application is already on file with the board.
(B) The temporary application shall be accompanied by the required fee per paragraph (D) of rule 4757-1-05 of the Administrative Code.
(C) The two applications shall be reviewed by a staff member of the board, to determine whether the applicant appears to have the appropriate degrees and/or experience to meet the requirements for the actual license they seek.
(D) If staff determines that the applicant appears to meet the requirements for the license, for which they are applying, a temporary license will be issued to applicant. This temporary license will allow the applicant to work legally in Ohio during the period which it is in effect.
(E) The applicant shall have passed the examination for the license which they seek prior to the issuance of the temporary license.
(F) A temporary license may be issued by the board to an otherwise qualified applicant for licensure as a social worker who has completed the educational requirements for licensure but is awaiting the actual awarding of the degree. To qualify for the temporary license the applicant shall submit with the application a letter from the academic institution which will awarding the qualifying degree indicating:
(1) That they are in good standing with the university;
(2) That they have met all the academic requirements for the degree, and
(3) When the degree will be conferred.