§ 55.55 Expiration.
(a) Each operator license and senior operator license expires six years after the date of issuance, upon termination of employment with the facility licensee, or upon determination by the facility licensee that the licensed individual no longer needs to maintain a license.
(b) If a licensee files an application for renewal or an upgrade of an existing license on Form NRC–398 at least 30 days before the expiration of the existing license, it does not expire until disposition of the application for renewal or for an upgraded license has been finally determined by the Commission. Filing by mail will be deemed to be complete at the time the application is deposited in the mail.
[79 FR 66605, Nov. 10, 2014]