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Licensing requirements by state

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Licensing requirements by state

Postby Guest » Thu May 18, 2006 12:38 pm

http://www.fsmb.org/usmle_eliinitial.html

State Minimum Postgraduate
Training Required Number of attempts at Licensing Examination Time Limit for Completing Licensing Examination Sequence
Alabama
Tel: (334) 242-4116
$20.00 application packet $175.00
non-refundable application fee 1 year; 3 years IMG 3+ attempts at USMLE Step 3; No limit on COMLEX 7 years to successfully complete all USMLE Steps; No limit on COMLEX
Alaska
(907) 269-8163
Application fee $840.00 2 years; 3 years IMG 2 attempts per Step 2 attempts per COMLEX Level 7 years to complete USMLE; 10 years for MD/PhD candidates; 7 years to complete COMLEX
Arizona Medical
(480) 551-2700
Application fee $500.00 1 year; 3 years IMG No limit on USMLE 7 years to complete USMLE if initial licensure / NL if already licensed
Arizona Osteopathic
(480) 657-7703
Application fee $400.00 1 year No limit on the COMLEX NL on the COMLEX
Arkansas
(501) 296-1802
$500.00 Application fee 1 year; 3 years IMG unless currently enrolled in training program through Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. 6 attempts at USMLE Step 3; No information available on COMLEX 7 years to complete USMLE; 10 years for MD/PhD candidates; No information available on COMLEX
California Medical
(916) 263-2382
Licensing - $600 ($790 effective January 2006); Application fee - $505.00 1 year; 2 years IMG No limit on USMLE 10 years to complete USMLE
California Osteopathic
(916) 263-3100
$256 application fee 1 year No limit on the COMLEX NL on the COMLEX
Colorado
(303) 894-7690
The current application fee is $425.00 1 year; 3 years IMG No limit on USMLE; No information available on COMLEX 7 years from first sitting to complete USMLE or COMLEX; 10 years for MD/PhD or DO/PhD candidates
Connecticut
(860) 509-7603
Application fee $450.00 2 years No limit on USMLE; No information available on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE; No information available on COMLEX
Delaware
(302) 744-4507
See chart on website for fees 1 year; 3 years IMG 6 attempts at USMLE Step 3; No limit on COMLEX 7 years+ to complete the USMLE; No limit on COMLEX
Washington, DC
(202) 724-4900
Application fee $546.00 1 year; 3 years IMG 3 attempts at USMLE Step 3; No limit on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE; No limit on COMLEX
Florida Medical
(850) 245-4131
Application fee $552.00 1 year; 2 years IMG No limit on USMLE No limit on USMLE
Florida Osteopathic
(850) 245-4161
Call for application fee 1 year in an AOA-approved program No Limit on COMLEX No Limit on COMLEX
Georgia
(404) 656-3913
$400.00 Application fee 1 year; 1-3 years IMG 3 attempts per USMLE Step; No limit on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE; 9 years to complete the USMLE if in MD/PHD program; No limit on COMLEX
Guam
(011) 671-735-7406-8
Contact the state board for licensure information and fees 1 year No information at this time No information at this time
Hawaii
(808) 586-3000
Call for application and license fee information. 1 year; 2 years IMG No Limit on USMLE or COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE; No limit on COMLEX
Idaho
(208) 327-7000
Application $400 by endorsement
$300 by examination 1 year; 3 years IMG 2 attempts per USMLE Step; No limit on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE (10 years for MD/PhD candidates); No limit on COMLEX
Illinois
(217) 782-8556
Application fee $300.00 2 years 5 attempts at all USMLE Step combined; 5 attempts at all levels of COMLEX combined 7 years to complete the USMLE; No limit on COMLEX
Indiana
(317) 234-2060
Application fee $250.00 1 year; 2 years IMG 5 attempts per USMLE Step; 5 attempts per COMLEX Level 7 years to complete the USMLE; No limit on COMLEX
Iowa
(515) 281-5171
Licensure fee $446.00 1 year; 2 years for IMGs starting July 1, 2006 6 attempts at both USMLE Step 1 and 2; 3 attempts at USMLE Step 3; 6 attempts at both COMLEX Levels 1 and 2; 3 attempts at COMLEX Level 3. Three years of postgraduate if outside the attempt limit. 7 years to complete USMLE or COMLEX; 10 years for MD/PhD or DO/PhD candidates. Note: Board certification by ABMS or AOA is required if the applicant has not met the specified time period.
Kansas
(785) 296-7413
Application fee $300.00 1 year; 3 years IMG (minimum 2 years must have been in US program) 3+ attempts at USMLE Step 3 or COMLEX Level 3 10 years to complete the USMLE or the COMLEX
Kentucky
(502) 429-7150
Licensure $250.00 non-refundable 2 years No limit on the USMLE or COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE or COMLEX
Louisiana
(504) 568-6820
License fee $382.00 non-refundable 1 year; 3 years IMG No limit at Step 1or COMLEX Level 1; 4 attempts each at Steps 2 and 3 or COMLEX Levels NL on the USMLE or COMLEX
Maine Medical
(207) 287-3601
Application fee $450.00 2 years; 3 years IMG 3+ attempts at USMLE Step 3 7 years to complete the USMLE
Maine Osteopathic
(207) 287-2480
Application fee $350.00 by endorsement 1 year No limit on COMLEX No limit on COMLEX
Maryland
(800) 492-6836
Licensure $817/$917 for IMGs 1 year; 2 years IMG 4 attempts at each USMLE Step or COMLEX Level 10 years to complete the USMLE or COMLEX
Massachusetts
(800) 377-0550
Licensure $600.00 1 year; 2 years IMG 6 attempts at USMLE Step 3; No limit on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE with exceptions for MD/PhD or DO/PhD candidates; No limit on COMLEX
Michigan Medical
(517) 335-0918
Licensure $235.00 2 years No limit on USMLE 5 years to complete USMLE Step 3
Michigan Osteopathic
(517) 335-0918
Licensure $150.00 1 year in AOA approved program No limit on COMLEX No limit on COMLEX
Minnesota
(612) 617-2130 Hearing impaired 1-800-627-3529
Licensure fee $392.00 1 year; 2 years IMG 3 attempts at each USMLE Step; No limit on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE; 10 years for MD/PhD candidates; No limit on COMLEX
Mississippi
(601) 987-3079
Licensure fee $500.00 1 year; 3 years IMG 4 attempts at USMLE Step 3; No limit on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE; No limit on COMLEX
Missouri
(573) 751-0098
By examination $300.00 1 year; 3 years IMG 3 attempts at USMLE Step 3; COMLEX -- 3 attempts 7 years to complete the USMLE (waived for MD/PhD candidates); No limit on COMLEX
Montana
(406) 841-2364
Licensure fee $325.00 2 years; 3 years IMG 3 attempts at USMLE Step 3; No limit on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE (exceptions possible for MD/PhD candidates); No limit on COMLEX
Nebraska
(402) 471-2118
Licensure by application $200 + LAP fee
Licensure by Reciprocity $200 + LAP fee 1 year; 3 years IMG 4 attempts+ at each USMLE Step; 4 attempts+ at each COMLEX Level 7 years to complete the USMLE or COMLEX; 10 years for MD/PhD candidates.
Nevada
(775) 688-2559
License and Registration Fees: Initial licensure $400; registration fee $600; criminal background investigation $75 3 years Combined 9 attempts for all USMLE Steps 7 years to complete the USMLE
Nevada Osteopathic
(702) 732-2147
Application and initial licensure fee $545.00 3 years No limit on COMLEX No limit on COMLEX
New Hampshire
(603) 271-1203
Application fee $250.00 2 years 3 attempts at each USMLE Step or COMLEX Level No limit on USMLE or COMLEX
New Jersey
(609) 826-7100
Contact the state board for licensure information and fees 1 year; 3 years IMG 5 attempts on USMLE Step 3; No information available on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE; No information available on COMLEX
New Mexico Medical
505-476-7220
Contact the board for specific fee info or check www.nmmb.state.nm.us 2 years 6 attempts per USMLE Step 7 years to complete the USMLE; 10 years for MD/PhD candidates
New Mexico Osteopathic
(505) 476-7120
Contact the state board for licensure and fee information 1 year No limit on COMLEX No limit on COMLEX
New York
(518) 474-3817 Ext. 560
The fee for licensure is $735 1 year; 3 years IMG No limit on USMLE or COMLEX No limit on USMLE or COMLEX
North Carolina
(919) 326-1100
Temp $150.00 then full $350.00 1 year; 3 years IMG 6 attempts per USMLE Step; No limit on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE; 10 years for MD/PhD candidates; No limit on COMLEX
North Dakota
(701) 328-6500
Application fee $200.00 1 year; 3 years IMG 3 attempts at each USMLE Step or COMLEX Level 7 years to complete the USMLE or COMLEX
Northern Mariana Islands
(670) 664-4811
Contact the State Board for licensure or fee information No information available at this time No information available at this time No information available at this time
Ohio
(614) 466-3934
Contact State Board for licensure or fee information 1 year; 2 years IMG No limit on USMLE or COMLEX Seven years to complete the USMLE or COMLEX (possible waiver for MD/PhD degree candidates and individuals with personal illness)
Oklahoma Medical
(800) 381-4519
Application fee $400 Temp (approved) $200 1 year; 2 years IMG 3 attempts at each USMLE Step 7 years to complete the USMLE
Oklahoma Osteopathic
(405) 528-8625
Contact the State board for licensure or fee information 1 year No limit on COMLEX No limit on COMLEX
Oregon
(503) 229-5770
License Application fee $350.00 1 year; 3 years IMG 3+ attempts at USMLE Step 3; 3+ attempts at COMLEX Level 3 7 years to complete the USMLE or COMLEX (possible waiver for dual degree candidates and individuals with personal illness)
Pennsylvania Medical
(717) 787-2381
Application fee accredited medical college $35.00
Unaccredited medical college $85.00 2 years; 3 years IMG 3 attempts at USMLE Step 3 7 years+ to complete the USMLE
Pennsylvania Osteopathic
(717) 783-4858
License application fee $195 1 year No limit on COMLEX No limit on COMLEX
Puerto Rico
(787) 782-8949
Contact the state board for licensure or fee information 1 year No information available at this time No information available at this time
Rhode Island
(401) 222-3855 / Fax:(401) 222-2158
Application fee $437.50 2 years; 3 years IMG 3 attempts at each USMLE Step; 3 attempts at each COMLEX Level 7 years to complete the USMLE; No information available on COMLEX
American Samoa No information available at this time No information available at this time No information available at this time
South Carolina
(803) 896-4500
Application fee $510.00 1 year; 3 years IMG 4 attempts per USMLE Step; No information available on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE; No information available on COMLEX
South Dakota
(605) 367-7781
Application fee $200.00 Completion of residency program 3 attempts per USMLE Step or COMLEX Level 7 years to complete the USMLE or COMLEX
Tennessee Medical
(615) 532-4384
Application fee $410.00 1 year; 3 years IMG No limit on USMLE 7 years to complete the USMLE
Tennessee Osteopathic
(615) 532-3202
Application fee $410.00 None No limit on COMLEX No limit on COMLEX
Texas
(512) 305-7010
Application fee $805.00 1 year; 3 years IMG 3 attempts at each USMLE Step or COMLEX Level 7 years+ to complete the USMLE or COMLEX
Utah Medical
(801) 530-6628
Application fee $ 200.00 2 years 3 attempts at USMLE Step 3 7 years to complete the USMLE; 10 years for MD/PhD candidates
Utah Osteopathic
(801) 530-6628
Application fee $ 200.00 2 years 3 attempts at each level of COMLEX 7 years to complete the COMLEX; 10 years for DO/PhD candidates
Vermont Medical
(802) 828-2373
Licensure fee $400.00 1 year; 3 years IMG 3 attempts at USMLE Step 3 7 years to complete the USMLE
Vermont Osteopathic
(802) 828-2373
Licensure fee $400.00 1 year rotating internship or 3 year residency program No information available at this time No information available at this time
Virgin Islands
(340) 774-0117
SPEX Exam Fee $800.00 6 months required after 2 attempts for SPEX exam Must take SPEX (only given in May and November) and an oral exam. 2 attempts 3 years allowed in which to pass the 2 attempts allowed re-examinations. 1 year limitation to take the oral exam after passing written.
Virginia
(804) 662-9908
Licensure fee $302.00 1 year; 2 years IMG No limit on USMLE 7 years to complete the USMLE
Washington Medical
(360) 236-4788
Application fee $325.00 2 years 3 attempts at USMLE Step 3 7 years+ to complete the USMLE
Washington Osteopathic
(360) 236-4945
Licensure fee $650.00 1 year No limit on COMLEX No limit on COMLEX
West Virginia Medical
(304) 558-292 ext. 221
The fee for licensure is $300 1 year; 3 years IMG No limit on USMLE 7 years to complete the USMLE; the board may allow 10 years for MD/PhD candidates
West Virginia Osteopathic
(304) 723-4638
Reciprocity or Endorsement $200.00 1 year No limit on COMLEX No limit on COMLEX
Wisconsin
(608) 266-2112
Initial fee $125.00 1 year 3+ attempts per Step; N/A on COMLEX 7 years to complete the USMLE; N/A on COMLEX
Wyoming
(307) 778-7053
Licensure fee $350.00 1 year; 2 years IMG No limit on USMLE or COMLEX No limit on USMLE or COMLEX
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