SECTION .0200 - LICENSING OF SOIL SCIENTISTS
21 NCAC 69 .0201 APPLICATION PROCEDURE
(a) All applicants for licensing shall furnish the
(1) A legible official copy of their college
transcript(s), and verification of graduation sent directly from the
institution to the Board;
(2) A record of experience in the practice of
soil science including any of the applicant's written reports, maps, published
articles or other materials the Board determines are appropriate to document
the applicant's experience as a soil scientist;
(3) Four references as defined in G.S.
(4) Signed copy of Code of Professional
(5) A notarized copy of a completed application
(6) The application fee as prescribed in Rule
.0104 of this Chapter.
(b) Applicants for licensing under comity shall submit an
application form along with the prescribed fee. The Board may require the
submittal of additional information if necessary to determine if the applicant
meets the requirements of G.S. 89F.
(c) Applicants for reinstatement of an expired license
shall submit a reinstatement application and the prescribed fee.
(d) Applicants for reinstatement of a revoked or suspended
license shall submit such information as necessary to determine their
eligibility for reinstatement, and shall submit the prescribed fee.
(e) Applicants who do not meet the minimum qualification
for education as defined in G.S. 89F-10 but have a specific record of 15 years
or more experience in the practice of soil science of a grade and character
that indicates to the Board that the applicant is competent to practice soil
science shall be admitted to the written examination. The applicant shall show
evidence of the practicing experience. Upon passing such examination, the
applicant shall be granted a license to practice soil science in this State,
provided other requirements of G.S. 89F and the rules in this Chapter are met.
History Note: Authority G.S. 89F-5; 89F-9; 89F-10;
Temporary Adoption Eff. May 15, 1996;
Eff. April 1, 1997;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without
substantive public interest Eff. December 16, 2014.