A temporary permit to practice podiatric medicine and surgery may be issued to an individual licensed in another state that has substantially equivalent licensing standards to those in Washington.
(1) The temporary permit may be issued upon receipt of the following:
(a) Documentation from the reciprocal state that the licensing standards used for issuing the license are substantially equivalent to the current Washington licensing standards;
(b) A completed application form and application and temporary permit fees;
(c) Verification of all state licenses, whether active or inactive, indicating that the applicant is not subject to charges or disciplinary action for unprofessional conduct or impairment; and
(d) Verification from the federation of state podiatric medical board's disciplinary action data bank that the applicant has not been disciplined by a state board or federal agency.
(2) The temporary permit shall be issued for sixty days at which time it will become invalid.
(3) A temporary permit shall be issued only once to each applicant. An applicant who does not complete the application process shall not receive a subsequent temporary permit or refund.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 18.22.015. 93-18-036, § 246-922-035, filed 8/26/93, effective 9/26/93.]