MEDICAL RESOURCES LIBRARY

STATE INITIAL MEDICAL LICENSURE

Obtaining initial medical license in another state can be a challenging process. eMedEvents provided US state-wise licensure process with up-to-date information on licensure requirements which physicians can avail. This information includes examination fee, education (both graduate medical education and continuing medical education), number of attempts that can be taken and time limit to complete the exam.

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All States Initial Medical Licensure

Alabama State Initial Medical Licensure

Phone:

334-242-4116

Fees:

Application fee $175
License fee-75
Application pack- $20
Criminal Background check $65
Controlled substance fee-$150

GME:

AMG-1 year
IMG-3 years

10 attempts at all USMLE Steps
3+ attempts at USMLE Step 3 No limit on COMLEX

Time limit for licensing exams

7 years to complete all USMLE Steps No limit on COMLEX

Alaska State Initial Medical Licensure

Phone:

907-269-8163

Fees:

Application fee $200(NR)
Permanent License fee $300

GME:

AMG-2 years ( 1 year if med school completed before Jan 1995) IMG-3

2 attempts per USMLE Step;
2 attempts per COMLEX Level

Time limit for licensing exams

7 years to complete USMLE; 10 years for MD/PhD candidates; 7 years to complete COMLEX

Arizona DO State Initial Medical Licensure

Phone:

480- 657-7703

Fees:

Application fee $400
License issue fee-$180/12 months Accepts FCVS

GME:

AMG-1 year AOA or ACGME accredited GME

No limit on COMLEX

Time limit for licensing exams

No limit on COMLEX

Arizona MD State Initial Medical Licensure

Phone:

480-551-2700

Fees:

Application fee $500(NR) Accepts FCVS

GME:

AMG-1 year
IMG-3 years

No limit on USMLE

Time limit for licensing exams

7 years to complete USMLE if initial licensure
No limit if already licensed

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