Physician Licensure Specialists

New York

State Licensing Requirements

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New York Medical License Application
How long will it take?

Allow three to four months. It could be less.

How quickly can I obtain my license?

Using our expedited service, we can have your application and verifications out the door within five business days.  Once your application is complete at the board, your file is sent to quality assurance, reviewed, and a personal interview is scheduled by the board and the physician.

What are some of the requirements for licensure?

An applicant for licensure whose application is based upon credit granted for the completion of courses of study in a country where English is not the principal language spoken shall demonstrate proficiency in English by passing an examination in English proficiency acceptable to the department or by passing a licensing examination acceptable to the department given in English.

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

You must have completed three years of post-graduate training in the US in a program approved by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) or in Canada in a program accredited by the ACGME and approved by the board.

Are the any CME requirements?

You must complete coursework or training in the identification and reporting of child abuse. In addition, every applicant must complete approved coursework or training appropriate to the professional’s practice in infection control and barrier precautions, including engineering and work practice controls, to prevent the transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and the hepatitis B virus (HBV) in the course of professional practice. 

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