(1) The department or a person designated by the department shall mail written notice of the time and place of the examination to each applicant for examination and each applicant for license required to take an examination who will be eligible to take the examination as of the examination date. The notice shall be so mailed, postage prepaid, and addressed to the applicant at his or her address shown on the application for license or at such other address as requested by the applicant in writing filed with the department prior to the mailing of the notice. Notice shall be deemed given when so mailed.
(2) The examination shall be held in an adequate and designated examination center in this state.
(3) The department shall make an examination available to the applicant, to be taken as soon as reasonably possible after the applicant is eligible therefor. Any examination required under this part shall be available in this state at a designated examination center.