Licensing and Registration

To learn more about the licensure process, select the type of license you wish to apply for from the list of professions below.

The Board has made every effort to include the information you need to apply for licensure on this website. You can visit our Help CenterFAQs and Resources page for frequently asked questions, links, forms, applications and other helpful information.

Florida law provides that an initial application must be reviewed within 30 days. Below is the average number of days we are currently processing at.

ProfessionNumber of Days
Medical Doctor6-8
Medical Doctor Public Psyc1-3
Medical Doctor Public Health1-3
Limited License (MD)1-3
Medical Doctor Temp Area of Critical Need1-3
Medical Faculty Certificate1-3
Visiting Faculty Certificate1-3
Resident Registration6-8
Physician Assistant5-7
Office Surgery Registration1-3
Anesthesiologist Assistants1-3
Pain Management Clinic1-3
Medical Doctor Expert Witness1-3
Exempt Pain Management Clinic1-3


Choose a Profession or Registration

Resident, Interns, Fellows and House Physicians

Rear Admiral Leroy Collins Jr. Temporary Certificate for Active Duty Military and Veterans (ACN - Military)

Visiting Physician (Plastic Surgery/Other Medical/Surgical Trn.)

Visiting Physicians (Cancer Centers)

Office Surgery Registration (OSR)

Pain Management Clinic (PMC)

Out-of-State Telehealth Provider Registration

Supporting Documents
Medical Degree Verification
Postgraduate Training Verification