Resident, Interns, Fellows & House Physician


Click on the appropriate tab below to see the Renewal Requirements, Process, Fees and Continuing Medical Education (CME) for Resident, Interns, Fellows & House Physicians.

The department will renew your license upon receipt of:

  1. Completed Renewal application
  2. Required fees
  3. Verification of your current status relating to prescribing controlled substances for the treatment of chronic nonmalignant pain
  4. Letter from the Program Coordinator confirming employment

Renewal notices are not sent to the licensee under this licensure provision.
Failure to renew an active registration by the expiration date will render the registration null and void without any further action by the board or the department.

As a Resident/Intern/Fellow or House physician you are required to RENEW BY MAIL by submitting to the Board of Medicine the Application for Initial Registration & Renewal, all applicable fees and supporting documentation prior to the expiration date to the following address:

Department of Health
Division of Medical Quality Assurance
Board of Medicine
P.O. Box 6330
Tallahassee, FL 32399-6330

Renewal notices are not sent to the licensee under this licensure provision.

Failure to renew an active registration by the expiration date renders the registration null and void without any further action by the board or the department.

Information for requesting a Name Change

Name changes require legal documentation showing the name change. Please submit a request including your full name as it appears on your license, profession, license number, your new name, your date of birth, the last four digits of your social security number, and your signature. Attach supporting documents, which must be one of the following:

  • a copy of a state issued marriage license that includes the original signature and seal from the clerk of the court
  • a divorce decree showing the name change
  • a court order showing the name change (Adoption, legal name change, federal identity change)

Any one of these will be accepted unless the department has a question about the authenticity of the document. A social security card is not considered legal documentation.

Please Note: The last four digits of the SSN are requested as required by DOH Policy Number DOHP 385-LS05-12 Name Changes for Existing Licensees, which was established for security purposes due to past instances of fraudulent activity.

Active Renewal for House Physician $220.00*

There are no renewal fees for Interns and Residents.

*House Physicians renewing in 2015 or 2016 will see a reduced renewal fee of $200

There is no continuing medical education requirement for Intern, Resident or House Physician renewal.

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Florida Statutes

458.345 Intern/Resident/Fellow/House Physician
456.013 Department; general licensing provisions
456.031 Requirement for instruction on domestic violence
456.033 Requirement for instruction for certain licensees on HIV and AIDS
456.0635 Medicaid fraud; disqualification for license, certification, or registration
458.345 Renewal of Registration

Florida Administrative Code

64B8-13.005 Continuing Education for Biennial Renewal
64B8-3.003 Renewal fees
64B8-3.009 Unlicensed Activity fee
64B8-6.005 Resident Physician and Assistant Resident Physician Practice
64B8-6.007 House Physician Practice
64B8-6.008 Unlicensed Physicians practice
64B8-6.009 Registration Mandatory; Unlicensed Physician
64B8-6.010 Prescribing by Registered Interns, Residents, and Fellows