|(a) Purpose. The purpose of this section is to establish the licensing procedures of the board. Unless the context clearly shows otherwise, use of the terms license or licenses, shall apply to both licenses and registration, and the term licensee shall apply to both licensees and registrants. (b) Issuance of licenses. (1) A license shall be issued for one year plus an additional period ending on the last day of the licensee's birth month. A license shall not be issued for less than 13 months, nor more than two years. A license may be renewed on or before the expiration date in accordance with §821.17 of this title (relating to License Renewal). The renewal period shall be for a two-year period, unless otherwise specified. (2) A temporary license shall be issued for a one-year period, and may be renewed for an additional one-year period. (3) A student registration shall be issued or renewed for a two-year period, unless issued or renewed under §821.13(e) or (f) of this title (relating to Student Registration). (c) License and license display. (1) The signature of the presiding officer shall be on the license. (2) Licenses issued by the board remain the property of the board and must be surrendered to the board on demand. (3) Licenses must be displayed appropriately and publicly as follows. (A) The license shall be displayed in the primary office or place of employment of the licensee. (B) Lacking a primary office or place of employment, or when the licensee is employed at multiple locations, the licensee shall carry the license, or obtain duplicate licenses to display at each location. (4) Neither the licensee nor anyone else shall display or carry a copy of a license instead of the original document. (d) Copying or verifying the license. (1) The licensee has the responsibility to protect his or her license from loss and potentially fraudulent or unlawful use. (2) A licensee shall only allow his or her license to be copied for licensure verification by employers, licensing boards, professional organizations and third party payers for credentialing and reimbursement purposes. The licensee shall sign, date and clearly mark copies with the word "COPY" across the face of the document. Any persons may verify a license by accessing the board's web page or contacting the board's office in writing or by phone to verify licensure. The license verification fee as set out in §821.4 of this title (relating to Fees) must be paid before any written verification is provided. (e) Lost or destroyed license. The board shall replace lost, damaged, or destroyed licenses upon receipt of a written request from the licensee and payment of the license replacement fee. Requests shall include a statement detailing the loss or destruction of the licensee's original license or by the damaged certificate or card. (f) Duplicate license. The board shall issue a duplicate license upon receipt of a written request from the licensee and payment of the duplicate license fee. (g) License alterations. Neither the licensee nor anyone else shall make alterations to a license or a copy of a license.