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34 Pa. Code § 401.4. Application and identification.

§ 401.4. Application and identification.

 (a)  An applicant for certification shall submit a Department-provided application, pay the required fee and submit verification of meeting the requirements of this chapter and passing all of the certification examinations for a specific certification category in §  401.6 (relating to certification categories and testing) on or after July 12, 1996.

 (b)  The Department will issue an identification card to an applicant who meets the certification requirements.

 (c)  A certification holder shall notify the Department in writing if the identification card is lost or destroyed. The Department will charge a required fee for issuance of a new identification card.

 (d)  Certification and certification renewal will not be valid until the Department receives the required fee.

 (e)  The period of certification shall be 3 years from the issuance date of a certification under §  401.8(a) (relating to certification renewal).

 (f)  The Department may refuse to issue certification for just cause in accordance with §  401.14 (relating to decertification or refusal). The Department will provide written notification of the reasons for the refusal to issue certification.


   The provisions of this 401.4 corrected April 26, 2002, effective July 12, 2002, 32 Pa.B. 2114.

Cross References

   This section cited in 34 Pa. Code §  401.5 (relating to waivers); 34 Pa. Code §  401.8 (relating to certification renewal); and 34 Pa. Code §  401.14 (relating to decertification or refusal to certify).

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