.07 Reinstatement of Licensure.

A. The Board shall reinstate the license of an individual who has failed to renew licensure for less than 5 years for any reason if the individual:

(1) Is otherwise entitled to be licensed; and

(2) Submits to the Board:

(a) An application for reinstatement on a form required by the Board within 5 years after the license expired;

(b) Evidence satisfactory to the Board of compliance with the CEU requirement; and

(c) Written, verified evidence that the renewal applicant has completed an application for a criminal history records check by submitting the following:

(i) Two sets of fingerprints, as required by the Central Repository and the FBI; and

(ii) All fees required by the Central Repository and the FBI.

B. A license may not be issued until the Board has:

(1) Received and reviewed the criminal history records information; and

(2) Approved the application.

C. An electrology instructor license that has been inactive or lapsed may be reinstated if the electrologist is:

(1) Otherwise entitled to be licensed; and

(2) Meets the requirements of Regulation .08B of this chapter.

D. An electrologist or electrology instructor whose license has been expired for 5 years or more may become licensed if the individual meets the current requirements for initial licensure by examination.

E. While the license is expired, the individual may not:

(1) Practice as an electrologist or electrology instructor; or

(2) Use the designation "Electrologist", "Licensed Electrologist", "Electrology Instructor", "Licensed Electrology Instructor", "L.E.", or "L.E.I.".