PART 14†††††††††††††† LICENSURE FOR MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS, SPOUSES AND VETERANS†††††††††††† ISSUING AGENCY:Regulation and Licensing Department Board of Psychologist Examiners.

[ NMAC - N, 04/30/2015]†††††††††††† SCOPE: This part sets forth application procedures to expedite licensure for military service members, spouses and veterans.

[ NMAC - N, 04/30/2015]†††††††††††† STATUTORY AUTHORITY:These rules are promulgated pursuant to Professional Psychology Act, NMSA 1978.

[ NMAC - N, 04/30/2015]†††††††††††† DURATION:Permanent.

[ NMAC - N, 04/30/2015]†††††††††††† EFFECTIVE DATE:April 30, 2015, unless a later date is cited at the end of a section.

[ NMAC - N, 04/30/2015]†††††††††††† OBJECTIVE:The purpose of this part is to expedite licensure for military service members, spouses and veterans.

[ NMAC - N, 04/30/2015]†††††††††††† DEFINITIONS:[RESERVED]

[ NMAC - N, 04/30/15; Repealed 7/1/2018]†††††††††††† APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

††††††††††††††† A.††††††††††† Applications for registration shall be completed on a form provided by the department.

††††††††††††††† B.††††††††††† The information shall include:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (1)†††††††††† Completed application and fee.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (2)†††††††††† Satisfactory evidence that the applicant holds a license as a doctoral level psychologist that is current and in good standing, issued by another jurisdiction, provided that the educational requirements and supervised experience requirements of that jurisdiction meet or exceed those of 16.22.4 NMAC and 16.22.6 NMAC and that the requirement for examination includes a passing score on the examination for professional practice in psychology (EPPP) that meets or exceeds the requirements set in Paragraph 1 of Subsection A of NMAC.Other requirements for licensure are waived until the first license renewal.

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (3)†††††††††† The board will develop, approve and maintain a list of American and Canadian jurisdictions whose requirements of education, supervised experience and EPPP passing score meet or exceed those of 16.22.4 NMAC, 16.22.6 NMAC and Paragraph 1 of Subsection A of NMAC.

††††††††††††††† C.††††††††††† Electronic signatures will be acceptable for applications submitted pursuant to Section 14-16-1 through Section 14-16-19 NMSA 1978.

[ NMAC - N, 4/30/2015; A, 7/1/2018]†††††††††††† [RESERVED]

[ NMAC - N, 4/30/15; Repealed 7/1/2018]††††††††† RENEWAL REQUIREMENTS:

††††††††††††††† A.††††††††††† A license issued pursuant to this section shall not be renewed unless the license holder satisfies the requirements for the issuance and for the renewal of a license pursuant to Chapter 61, Articles 2 through 34 NMSA 1978.

††††††††††††††† B.††††††††††† The licensee must submit the following documents at the time of renewal:

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (1)†††††††††† official doctoral degree transcripts sent directly from the institutionís office of the registrar;

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (2)†††††††††† license verification from all jurisdictions in which the applicant is or has been granted a psychologist license;

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (3)†††††††††† three letters of reference dated within the last two years and two of the letters must be from a licensed practicing psychologist familiar with their clinical work, and can attest to their competency and moral character;

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (4)†††††††††† verification of doctoral and post-doctoral supervised experience as defined in 16.22.6 NMAC; and

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† (5)†††††††††† verification of passing the examination for professional practice in psychology (EPPP) as defined in NMAC.

††††††††††††††† C.††††††††††† Licensee must take and pass a jurisprudence examination with a score of seventy-five percent.

††††††††††††††† D.††††††††††† Prior to the expiration of the license, all licensed psychologists shall apply for registration renewal and shall pay the renewal fee as set forth in 16.22.13 NMAC.

[ NMAC - N, 4/30/2015; A, 7/1/2018]