(a) Upon payment of the appropriate fee and submission and acceptance of a written application on forms provided by the Board, the Board shall grant a license to each applicant who shall present proof of current licensure in “good standing” in another state, the District of Columbia or territory of the United States, whose standards for licensure are substantially similar to those of this State. A license in “good standing” is defined in § 508(a)(4)-(7) of this title.
Terms Used In Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 510
- Board: shall mean the State Board of Podiatry established in this chapter. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 502
- Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
- State: shall mean the State of Delaware. See Delaware Code Title 24 Sec. 502
- United States: includes its territories and possessions and the District of Columbia. See Delaware Code Title 6 Sec. 4307
(b) An applicant, who is licensed or registered in a state whose standards are not substantially similar to those of this State, shall have practiced for a minimum of 5 years after licensure, provided however that the applicant meets all other qualifications for reciprocity in this section.
(c) An applicant, who has received a degree of “Doctor of Podiatric Medicine” or its equivalent from a foreign school, college or university, shall submit a certified copy of the applicant’s school, college or university record for evaluation by the Board.
(d) In the event that a disciplinary proceeding or unresolved complaint is pending, the applicant shall not be licensed in this State until the proceeding or complaint has been resolved. Applicants for licensure in this State shall be deemed to have given consent to the release of such information and to waive all objections to the admissibility of such information as evidence at any hearing or other proceeding to which the applicant may be subject.
(e) Each application for licensure shall be accompanied by payment of the application fee.