(1) A Montana-licensed physician who wishes to apply for expedited licensure in another state that is a member of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact shall:
(a) submit a completed application on a form approved by the board;
(b) pay an application fee for licensure in another state via interstate compact per ARM 24.156.601; and
(c) designate Montana as the state of principal license in compliance with 37-3-356, MCA.
(2) Upon receiving an application for expedited licensure via the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact, the department shall:
(a) conduct a review of qualifications and a criminal background check as required by 37-3-356, MCA; and
(b) inform the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission whether or not the applicant meets the qualifications of 37-3-356, MCA.