A. An applicant for licensure in electrology shall:
(1) Be of good moral character;
(2) Be 18 years old or older;
(3) Be a high school graduate or equivalent; and
(4) Have successfully completed an electrology program that:
(a) Is in Maryland and approved by the Board; or
(b) The Board determines is substantially equivalent to the program required by the Board in Maryland.
B. To apply for a license, an applicant shall submit to the Board:
(1) An application on the form the Board requires;
(2) Evidence of compliance with §A of this regulation;
(3) Information required by Regulation .02 or .03 of this chapter as appropriate;
(4) Any applicable fee as set by the Board in COMAR 10.53.12;
(5) Written, verified evidence satisfactory to the Board that the applicant has completed the application for a criminal history records check by submitting the following:
(a) Two sets of fingerprints, as required by the Central Repository and the FBI; and
(b) All fees required by the Central Repository and the FBI; and
(6) Any additional information required by the Board.
C. The Board shall issue a license to an applicant who meets the requirements for licensure.
D. A license may not be issued until the Board has:
(1) Received and reviewed the criminal history records information; and
(2) Approved the application.