- A complete application for licensure renewal consists of 1) the non-refundable application fee, 2) the appropriate and most recent audited annual financial statement separately submitted within 120 day of the school’s fiscal year end date and 3) the timely submittal of the statistical reports called OEDS (occupational educational data survey).
- A complete application for licensure renewal, including the nonrefundable application fee, must be properly submitted to BPSS at least 120 days prior to the expiration date of the school’s current license (5001(4)(c); 8 NYCRR § 126.10(b)).
- Schools that submit an application for licensure renewal less than 120 days prior to the expiration date of the school’s current license are in violation of Education Law § 5001(4)(c) and 8 NYCRR § 126.10(b) of the Commissioner’s regulations and may be subject to disciplinary action and penalties under Education Law § 5003.
- Schools that fail to submit a complete application for licensure renewal by the expiration date of the school’s license are no longer licensed and must immediately discontinue operation. Any students enrolled at the time of the expiration of licensure are entitled under Education Law § 5007(4)(c) to a full tuition refund.
New York State Education Law §§ 5001(4)(a); 5001(4)(b)(ii); & 5001(4)(c)
Commissioner’s Regulations at 8 NYCRR § 126.10(b); 126.10(j)(2)(ii); § 126.8(e)(2); § 126.8(e)(3)(iii)