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License without oral examination.

*** CHANGE IN 2019 *** (SEE 5054.SL) ***
Upon compliance with administrative procedures, administrative requirements, and fees determined under RCW 43.70.250 and 43.70.280, the board may grant a license, without oral examination, to any applicant who has not previously failed any examination held by the board of psychology of the state of Washington and furnishes evidence satisfactory to the board that the applicant:
(1) Holds a doctoral degree with primary emphasis on psychology from an accredited college or university; and
(2)(a) Is licensed or certified to practice psychology in another state or country in which the requirements for such licensing or certification are, in the judgment of the board, essentially equivalent to those required by this chapter and the rules and regulations of the board. Such individuals must have been licensed or certified in another state for a period of at least two years; or
(b) Is a diplomate in good standing of the American Board of Examiners in Professional Psychology; or
(c) Is a member of a professional organization and holds a certificate deemed by the board to meet standards equivalent to this chapter.


Findings2004 c 262: See note following RCW 18.06.050.
Severability1984 c 279: See RCW 18.130.901.
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