(1) The department may accept third-party testing locations and accept examination results from third-party agencies if authorized by the department.
(2) Special examinations may be held in the event the examination date and place regularly set by the department conflicts with the religious beliefs of the applicant or for other appropriate reasons, and in that event, the applicant may petition the department by letter requesting such special examination. If the department allows such a special examination, it shall set the time and place, in its discretion.
(3) Applicants will be required to successfully complete the examination with a minimum passing score of 70 percent.
(4) Failing candidates will be required to pay a retake fee and will have to wait a minimum of 45 days from their last failure to retake the examination.