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Chapter 295-2 EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL DATES

Rule 295-2-.01 Licenses Expiring June 30-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on June 30 of the odd numbered years, effective as of the 2021 renewal cycle:

(a) Architects; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of odd years;
(b) Athlete Agents; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of odd years;
(c) Barbers (Instructors, Schools, and Shops); with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of odd years;
(d) Cosmetology (Instructors, Schools, and Shops, with the exception of Hair Design Instructors and Schools); with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of odd years;
(e) Private Detective and Security Agencies (Companies); with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of odd years; and
(f) Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant Operators and Laboratory Analysts with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of odd years.

Rule 295-2-.02 Licenses Expiring August 31-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on August 31 of the odd numbered years, effective as of the 2021 renewal cycle:

(a) Podiatry; with a lapsed, late renewal period from September 1 to September 30 of odd years;
(b) Private Detective and Security Agencies (Employees and Weapons Permits); with a lapsed, late renewal period from September 1 to September 30 of odd years;
(c) Cosmetology (Estheticians and Manicurists); with a lapsed, late renewal period from September 1 to September 30 of odd years;
(d) Low Voltage Contractors (Unrestricted; Telecommunications, Alarm, General); with a lapsed, late renewal period from September 1 to September 30 of odd years.

Rule 295-2-.03 Licenses Expiring November 30-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on November 30 of the odd numbered years, effective as of the 2021 renewal cycle:

(a) Conditioned Air Contractors; with a lapsed, late renewal period from December 1 to December 31 of odd years.

Rule 295-2-.04 Licenses Expiring December 31 - Odd Years

The following licenses expire on December 31 of the odd numbered years, effective as of the 2021 renewal cycle:

(a) Forestry; with a lapsed, late renewing period from January 1 to January 31 of even years;
(b) Geology; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 to January 31 of even years;
(c) Nursing Home Administrators; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 to January 31 of even years;
(d) Hearing Aid Dealers and Dispensers; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 to January 31 of even years;
(e) Optometry; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 to January 31 of even years;
(f) Physical Therapy; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 to January 31 of even years;
(g) Used Motor Vehicle Parts Dealers, Dismantlers, Rebuilders and Salvage Dealers; with a lapsed, late renewal period of January 1 to January 31 of even years.

Rule 295-2-.05 Licenses Expiring January 31-Even Years

The following licenses expire on January 31 in even numbered years:

(a) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses were issued on or before May 31, 2004 and whose license number ends in an even number.
(b) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses were issued on or after June 1, 2004 of an even numbered year.
(c) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses expire on January 31st of even numbered years will be granted a lapsed, late renewal period from February 1st to the last day of February of even numbered years.

Rule 295-2-.06 [Effective1/1/2022]Licenses Expiring March 31-Even Years

The following licenses expire on March 31 of the even numbered years, effective as of the 2022 renewal cycle:

(a) Cosmetology (Masters); with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of even years;
(b) Funeral Services (Directors, Embalmers and Apprentices); with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of even years;
(c) Funeral Service (Homes); with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of even years;
(d) Occupational Therapy; with a lapsed, late renewal period for April 1 to April 30 of even years;
(e) Used Motor Vehicle Dealers; with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of even years;
(f) Dietitian; with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of even years.

Rule 295-2-.07 [Effective1/1/2022]Licenses Expiring June 30-Even Years

The following licenses expire on June 30 of the even numbered years, effective as of the 2022 renewal cycle:

(a) Athletic Trainers; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of even years;
(b) Electrical Contractors; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of even years;
(c) Librarians; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of even years.
(d) General Contractor Company, General Contractor Individual, General Contractor Qualifying Agent, Residential Basic Company, Residential Basic Individual, Residential Basic Qualifying Agent, Residential Light Commercial Individual, Residential Light Company, Residential Light Qualifying Agent, General Contractor Qualifying Agent-Limited Tier, General Contractor Company-Limited Tier, General Contractor Individual-Limited Tier; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of even years.
(e) Professional Engineer and Land Surveyors Firms; with a lapsed, late renewal period from July 1 to July 31 of even years.

Rule 295-2-.08 [Effective1/1/2022]Licenses Expiring September 30-Even Years

The following licenses expire on September 30 of the even numbered years, effective as of the 2022 renewal cycle:

(a) Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists; with a lapsed, late renewal period from October 1 to October 31 of even years.
(b) Cosmetology (Hair Design); with a lapsed, late renewal period from October 1 to October 31 of even years.

Rule 295-2-.09 [Effective1/1/2022]Licenses Expiring November 30-Even Years

The following licenses expire on November 30 of the even numbered years, effective as of the 2022 renewal cycle:

(a) Plumbing Contractors/Journeymen; with a lapsed, late renewal period from December 1 to December 31 of even years.

Rule 295-2-.10 [Effective1/1/2022]Licenses Expiring December 31 - Even Years

The following licenses expire on December 31 of the even numbered years, effective as of the 2022 renewal cycle:

(a) Barbers (Masters); with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 to January 31 of odd years;
(b) Chiropractic; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 to January 31 of odd years;
(c) Engineers and Land Surveyors; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 until December 31 four years after the expiration date. See O.C.G.A. § 43-15-17(b);
(d) Landscape Architects; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 to January 31 of odd years;
(e) Psychology; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 until January 31 of the odd years;
(f) Veterinarians; with a lapsed, late renewal period from January 1 until January 31 of odd years.

Rule 295-2-.11 Licenses Expiring Annually

The following licenses expire annually:

(a) Immigration Assistance Provider licenses expire annually on August 31, with a lapsed, late renewal period from September 1 until September 30.
(b) Pre-need sales agent licenses expire annually on the registration date, with a lapsed, late renewal period of one month.

Rule 295-2-.12 Licenses Expiring January 31-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on January 31 of the odd numbered years:

(a) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses were issued on or before May 31, 2004 and whose license number ends in an odd number.
(b) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses were issued on or after June 1, 2004 of an odd numbered year.
(c) Registered Professional Nurses whose licenses expire on January 31st of odd numbered years will be granted a lapsed, late renewal period from February 1st to the last day of February of odd numbered years.

Rule 295-2-.13 Licenses Expiring March 31-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on March 31 of the odd numbered years, effective as of the 2021 renewal cycle:

(a) Licensed Practical Nurses with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of odd years;
(b) Licensed Dispensing Opticians; with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of odd years;
(c) Audiologists, Speech-Language Pathologists, Audiology Assistants, and Speech-Language Pathology Aides; with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of odd years;
(d) Interior Designers; with a lapsed, late renewal period from April 1 to April 30 of odd years.

Rule 295-2-.14 Licenses Expiring April 30-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on April 30 in odd numbered years, effective as of the 2021 renewal cycle:

(a) Utility (Managers, Foremen, and Contractors); with a lapsed, late renewal period from May 1 to May 31 of odd years.

Rule 295-2-.15 [Effective1/1/2022]Licenses Expiring February 28 - Even Years

The following licenses expire on February 28 of the even numbered years, effective as of the 2022 renewal cycle:

(a) Auctioneers; with a lapsed, late renewal period of March 1 to March 31 of even years.

Rule 295-2-.16 [Effective1/1/2022]Licenses Expiring October 31-Even Years

The following licenses expire on October 31 of the even numbered years, effective as of the 2022 renewal cycle:

(a) Massage Therapists; with a lapsed, late renewal period from November 1 to November 30 of even years.

Rule 295-2-.17 Licenses Expiring September 30-Odd Years

The following licenses expire on September 30 of the odd numbered years, effective as of the 2021 renewal cycle:

(a) Cosmetology (Hair Design Instructor and Hair Design School); with (lapsed, late renewal status) from October 1 to October 31 of odd years.