State Board Requirements

Navigating the complex process to obtain a Medical license is never easy. Each state has its own set of unique requirements, costs and procedures. U.S. Renal Link is designed to streamline that process, connecting you directly with the Medical Boards in the state in which you would like to practice.

State Board Requirements

Below you will find a link to each state’s Osteopathic Board website as well as information on timing, cost and a direct phone number.

State
Website
Timeline
Costs
Contact
Alabama
Website: www.albme.org
Timeline: 8 weeks+
Costs: Fee $260
Contact: 334) 242-4116
Alaska
Timeline: 8-12 weeks but can vary drastically
Costs: Fee $300
Contact: NA
Arizona
Website: www.azmd.gov
Timeline: 8-12 weeks+
Costs: Fee $1200
Contact: 480) 551-2700
Arkansas
Timeline: 6 weeks for state residents to several months
Costs: Fee $500 /$250 licensing fee
Contact: 501) 296-1802
California
Website: www.mbc.ca.gov
Timeline: 8-12 weeks
Costs: Fee $1301
Contact: (916) 263-2382
Colorado
Timeline: 8-12 weeks
Costs: Fee $522
Contact: (303) 894-7690
Connecticut
Timeline: 8-12 weeks
Costs: Fee $570
Contact: 860) 509-7603
Delaware
Timeline: 7-30 days (board meets first weeks every month except July)
Costs: Fee $370
Contact: (302) 744-4500
DC
Website: www.doh.dc.gov
Timeline: 7-30 days (board meets first weeks every month except July)
Costs: Fee $805
Contact: (302) 744-4500
Florida
Timeline: 3-6 months
Costs: Application fee $1230 ($750 for FL residents) plus fingerprinting
Contact: (850) 245-4131
Georgia
Timeline: 4-10 weeks
Costs: Fee $500
Contact: (404) 656-3913
Guam
Timeline:
Costs:
Contact: (671) 735-7406
Hawaii
Website:
Timeline: 6-8 weeks+
Costs: Fee $290
Contact: 808) 586-3000
Idaho
Timeline: 8-12 weeks
Costs: Fee $500
Contact: (208) 327-7000
Illinois
Website: www.idfpr.com
Timeline: 9-12 weeks
Costs: Fee $700
Contact: (800) 560-6420
Indiana
Website: www.in.gov
Timeline: 8-12 weeks, can be shorter
Costs: Fee $353
Contact: 800) 560-6420
Iowa
Timeline: 6-12 weeks average
Costs: Licensure fee $505
Contact: (515) 281-5171
Kansas
Website: www.ksbha.org
Timeline: 6-12 weeks
Costs: wFee $355
Contact: (785) 296-7413
Kentucky
Website: www.kbml.ky.gov
Timeline: 60-90 days
Costs: Fee $300
Contact: (502) 429-7150
Lousiana
Timeline: 4-6 months
Costs: Fee $432
Contact: (504) 568-6820
Maine
Website: www.docboard.org
Timeline: 90 days average
Costs: Fee $700
Contact: (207) 287-3601
Maryland
Timeline: 4 month minimum
Costs: US/Canadian Grads - $790/ International $890
Contact: (800) 492-6836
Massachusetts
Website: www.mass.gov
Timeline: Varies with submission of required documentation and volume
Costs: Licensure fee $600
Contact: (781) 876-820
Michigan
Website: www.michigan.gov
Timeline: 6-8 weeks minimum
Costs: Licensure fee $297.75 inclusive
Contact: (517) 335-0918
Minnesota
Timeline: 6-8 weeks minimum
Costs: Licensure fee $435
Contact: (800) 627-3529
Mississippi
Timeline: 8-12 weeks minimum
Costs: Online application fee $550/ No paper applications available
Contact: (601) 987-3079
Missouri
Website: www.pr.mo.gov
Timeline: 30 days minimum
Costs: By examination $300
Contact: (573) 751-0098
Montana
Timeline: 30 days minimum to 90 days+ if additional information required
Costs: www.bLicense fee $325
Contact: (406) 841-2364
Nebraska
Website: www.dhhs.ne.gov
Timeline: Reviewed and issued in date order, Board has 150 days to act
Costs: Licensure by examination $300
Contact: (402) 471-2118
Nevada
Website: www.oplc.nh.gov
Timeline: 8-12 weeks
Costs: License fee $355.25
Contact: (603) 271-2152
New Hampshire
Timeline: 3-5 months
Costs: Fee $840
Contact: (609) 826-7100
New Mexico
Timeline: 3 month minimum License fee $725
Costs: License fee $725
Contact: (505) 476-7220
New York
Website: www.op.nysed.gov
Timeline: 8 weeks minimum to 6 months for IMG
Costs: License fee $735 + $105 ltd. Permit fee
Contact: www.op.(518) 474-3817 ext. 560
North Carolina
Timeline: 3-6 month minimum
Costs: License fee $391
Contact: (919) 326-1100
North Dakota
Website: www.ndbom.org
Timeline: 4 weeks to several months-varies
Costs: License fee $250
Contact: (701) 328-6500
Ohio
Website: www.med.ohio.gov
Timeline: 12 weeks to 6 months (no FCVS file)
Costs: License fee $381
Contact: (614) 466-3934
Oklahoma
Timeline: 8-10 weeks
Costs: License fee $525
Contact: (800) 381-4519
Oregon
Website: www.oregon.gov
Timeline: 45-120 days
Costs: License fee $979 + $375 application
Contact: (971) 673-2700
Pennsylvania
Website: www.dos.pa.gov
Timeline: 60-90 days average
Costs: License fee $35/$85 for IMG
Contact: (717) 783-1400
Rhode Island
Timeline: 3-4 months average
Costs: License fee $1090 + $200 controlled substance registration
Contact: (401) 222-3855
South Carolina
Timeline: 2-3 weeks average
Costs: License fee $635
Contact: 803) 896-4500
South Dakota
Website: www.doh.sd.gov
Timeline: 8-10 weeks minimum
Costs: License fee $200
Contact: 605) 367-7781
Tennessee
Website: www.tn.gov
Timeline: 8 weeks to 12 weeks average
Costs: License fee $470
Contact: (615) 532-4384
Texas
Timeline: 6-9 months (can be longer if not filed with proper documentation)
Costs: License fee $1002
Contact: (512) 305-7030
Utah
Timeline: 12-16 weeks average
Costs: License fee $200
Contact: (801) 530-6628
Vermont
Timeline: 12-16 weeks minimum, board meets monthly
Costs: License fee $625
Contact: (802) 657-4220
Washington
Website: www.doh.wa.gov
Timeline: 12-16 weeks minimum
Costs: License fee $491
Contact: (360) 236-2750
West Virginia
Website: www.wvbom.wv.gov
Timeline: 3-6 months, could be longer if "yes" to any questions
Costs: License fee $400
Contact: (304) 558-2921 ext. 221
Wisconsin
Website: www.dsps.wi.gov
Timeline: 8-12 weeks minimum
Costs: Fee $150
Contact: (608) 266-2112
Wyoming
Timeline: Board meets Jan, April, July, October ONLY completed application must be received 15 days prior to board mtg
Costs: License fee $650
Contact: (307) 778-7053