By the Division of Professional Licensure

9.01: Procedures For Renewal of a Lapsed/Expired License

(1) A license which has lapsed for one renewal cycle or less may be reinstated upon:

(a) payment of the back license fee, a late fee and the current license fee;
(b) presentation of evidence satisfactory to the Board of having completed all required continuing professional education credits, as provided in 262 CMR 7.00; and
(c) completion of any other Board requirements.

(2) A license which has lapsed for more than one renewal cycle may be reinstated upon:

(a) If practicing in Massachusetts during the period the license was expired:

  1. payment of all back license fees, a late fee and the current license fee;
  2. presentation of evidence, satisfactory to the Board, of having completed all required continuing education credits, as provided in 262 CMR 7.00; and
  3. completion of any other Board requirements, including re-examination and acknowl-edgement of practice during the period the license was expired.

(b) If not practicing during the period the license was expired:

  1. payment of the current license renewal fee and a late fee;
  2. presentation of evidence, satisfactory to the Board of having completed all required continuing professional education credits, as provided in 262 CMR 7.00;
  3. completion of any other Board requirements, including re-examination; and
  4. submission of an affidavit signed under the pains and penalties of perjury that the individual has not been practicing during the period the license was expired.

(c) If practicing in another state during the period the Massachusetts license was expired:

  1. payment of the current license renewal fee and a late fee;
  2. submission of an official record of good standing or certified statement from other licensing authority indicating the license is in good standing in the state of current licensure; and
  3. presentation of evidence, satisfactory to the Board, of having completed all required continuing professional education credits, as provided in 262 CMR 7.00.

(3) Notwithstanding the provisions of 262 CMR 9.01, the Board may refer cases of unlicensed practice to appropriate law enforcement authorities for prosecution.

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REGULATORY AUTHORITY
262 CMR 9.00: M.G.L. c. 112, §§ 163 through 172; c. 13, §§ 88 through 90.