In Licensing, What is the Substantial Relationship Test?

A state can constitutionally restrict an individual from practicing a lawful profession only for reasons related to his fitness or competency to practice that profession. However, when a person engages in certain conduct, i.e. criminal conduct, that is substantially related to the qualifications, functions or duties of that profession or business and suggests a lack of fitness or competency, the state can deny a license to that individual. To read more about the substantial relationship test, please click on the following link –

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