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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 3 : Executive

Chapter 005 : Secretary of State

Subchapter 003 : Professional Regulation

(Cite as: 3 V.S.A. § 137)
  • § 137. Uniform process for foreign credential verification

    (a) The Director shall adopt rules that prescribe a process for the Director to assess the equivalence of an applicant’s professional credentials earned outside the United States as compared to State licensing requirements for those professions attached to the Office that do not have laws addressing the verification and recognition of such credentials.

    (b) Any determination of equivalence by the Director under this section shall be recorded in the applicant’s licensing file and shall be binding upon the relevant State board or regulatory program.

    (c) In administering this section, the Director may rely upon third-party credential verification services. The cost of such services shall be paid by the applicant.

    (d) The provisions relating to preliminary license denials set forth in subsection 129(e) of this subchapter shall apply to a license application that is preliminarily denied for nonequivalence under this section. (Added 2019, No. 10, § 1, eff. April 30, 2019.)