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Rule 3701-18-25 | Fees for the state-administered test.


(A) A registration fee or fees shall accompany the registration form submitted under rule 3701-18-24 of the Administrative Code for one or both components of the state-administered test. The fee shall be paid in a form other than cash or a personal check, made payable to the director's designee in the applicable amount or amounts specified by this rule.

(B) Except as specified in paragraph (F) of this rule, to take:

(1) The examination component in writing, either at a test center or a long-term care facility, the fee is no more than twenty-six dollars; and

(2) To take the examination component orally at either site, the fee is no more than thirty-six dollars.

(C) Except as specified in paragraph (F) of this rule, to take the performance demonstration component at a test center or a long-term care facility, the fee is no more than seventy-eight dollars.

(D) To take the examination or performance demonstration component of the test in a foreign language, as provided by paragraphs (C) and (D) of rule 3701-18-22 of the Administrative Code, the fee shall be the applicable amount specified by paragraph (B) or (C) of this rule plus an interpreter assistance fee of no more than fifty dollars per registrant, unless the facility provides an interpreter who agrees to follow testing protocol and signs all affidavits regarding security.

(E) Neither the director nor the director's designee shall impose on a nurse aide any charge for participating in the test. The fee for registering to take a component of the test shall be paid by the long-term care facility or other person or government entity employing the registrant as a nurse aide. If a registrant is not a nurse aide as defined in rule 3701-18-01 of the Administrative Code, the director or the director's designee may charge the registration fee to the registrant.

(F) A registrant may reschedule to take the test one time without charge provided he or she notifies the director's designee at least five work days before he or she is scheduled to take the test.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3721.30
Amplifies: 3721.31
Five Year Review Date: 2/15/2022
Prior Effective Dates: 8/31/1989 (Emer.), 12/1/1989 (Emer.), 4/20/1990 (Emer.), 7/16/1990, 9/5/1993, 6/27/1998, 8/4/2001, 7/15/2006, 10/18/2009