Pdf fillable document to provide for the ability to be licensed as a podiatrist in the State of Arizona.
Licensure by Universal Recognition
On August 27, 2019, the Arizona Board of Podiatry Examiners will begin accepting applications for licensure by universal recognition (A.R.S. 32-4302). The universal recognition policy allows Arizona residents to use an out-of-state professional or occupational license qualify for an Arizona license to work. To qualify, an applicant must:
- Prove residency in Arizona
- Be currently licensed or certified for at least one year in another U.S. state in the discipline applied for and at the same level of practice as recognized in Arizona.
- Be in good standing in all states where currently or previously licensed or certified.
- Have met all applicable education, work, exam, and/or clinical supervision requirements in the other state where originally licensed or certified.
- Complete a criminal background check when required by law.
- Take and pass any applicable exam on Arizona state law.
- Pay all applicable licensing fees
Pursuant to section 32-4302, Arizona Revised Statutes, a person sahll be granted an occupational or professional license or certificate if the person has been licensed or certified in another state for at least twelve months, the license or certificate is in the same discipline and at the same practice level as the license or certificate for which the person is applying in this state and the person meets other conditions prescribed by section 32-4302, Arizona Revised Statutes.
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