Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 324
Occupations and Professions General Provisions
Section 324.024

August 28, 2014


Applications to contain Social Security numbers, exceptions.

324.024. 1. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, every application for a license, certificate, registration, or permit issued in this state shall contain the Social Security number of the applicant. This provision shall not apply to an original application for a license, certificate, registration, or permit submitted by a citizen of a foreign country who has never been issued a Social Security number and who previously has not been licensed by any other state, United States territory, or federal agency. A citizen of a foreign country applying for licensure with the division of professional registration shall be required to submit his or her visa or passport identification number in lieu of the Social Security number.

2. Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, every application for a renewal of a license, certificate, registration, or permit which did not originally contain the Social Security number of the applicant shall contain the Social Security number of the applicant at the first renewal of the license, certificate, registration, or permit.

3. Following initial application for licensure, certificate, registration, or permit as described in subsection 1 of this section or first renewal application for licensure, certificate, registration, or permit as described in subsection 2 of this section, all subsequent applications shall not contain the Social Security number of the licensee, certificate holder, registrant, or permit holder. All Social Security numbers collected for registered professionals may be maintained on file by the agency in compliance with federal law.

(L. 2008 S.B. 788, A.L. 2014 S.B. 808)


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