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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Contact your current state licensing agency and request a verification of license be sent directly to the Division. Download and complete the application and submit it for review and processing with the required fees. Applicants must meet the educational or the experience requirement and the examination requirements. Applications cannot be completed without submittal of verification.
- National Interstate Council State Boards (NIC) examinations that have been passed with a score of 70% or greater, within one year prior to the date of the application.
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- Any substantially equivalent theory, practical or instructor examination approved by the licensing authority of any other state with a passing score of 70% or greater.
You must submit all documents by mail or in person (unless otherwise directed by the Division) and must be accompanied by payment.
You must verify your hours of training through one of the approved credentialing companies listed in the application. Only they can verify the hours of training. The supporting documentation must be sent directly to the credentialing company. The application and its fees should be sent to the Division.
The Utah State Legislature has determined that Utah is an "English only state", as such the examinations are offered only in the English language. The Theory examinations are now offered in English, Spanish, Vietnamese and Korean.