Physician Licensure Specialists


State Licensing Requirements

Who hasn't dreamed about moving to California? Mountains, big surf, big cities, laid-back lifestyle. Moving there might be easy, but getting the license is not a Saturday afternoon project. You need the help of experts who know this state's board of medicine and license process. Doctor's Licensure Group successfully works with many physicians who want a California license.

California Medical License Application
How long will this take me?

To be considered an applicant, you must submit both the application and the application fee. Once both have been received, staff must complete the initial review within 60 working days, although this often occurs in less time. The applicant is notified in writing of the application status and given an itemized list of documents needed to complete the file. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that any missing documents are sent to the Board. The length of time it takes to obtain the license is related to how long it takes for all required documents to be received at the board.

Do they accept the FCVS?


Do I have to appear before the Board?


As an IMG, what is the minimum number of PGT need to qualify for licensure?

You must complete 24 months of training to be eligible for licensure; the final 12 months being used toward eligibility must be continuous and in a single program. The Board counts all approved training in the US (ACGME) or Canada (RCPSC), whether or not credit was granted.

When should I apply?

Since US/Can cannot be licensed until one year of training has been completed and documented by the Program Director, you should not submit your application until after the first six months of training have been completed. Please do not wait to submit an application until all documentation is complete. 

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