Applications for Physician

This resource page provides applications for licensure, required forms to be completed and submitted with applications, education or certification requirements for renewal of a license.

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Initial License

All applicants for full licensure shall complete two (2) separate applications; the first being the FCVS application and the second being the physician license application. All applicants for full licensure in New Hampshire are required to submit their background credentials to the Federation Credentials Verification Service (FCVS). FCVS is a service of the Federation of State Medical Boards and was created to help simplify the licensure process for physicians (both M.D.'s and D.O.'s).

Standing Order, Substantive Waivers Issued Under MED 211.01(f) during the COVID-19 Pandemic:

  • Med 305.04(c)(8) Standing Order waiving, under certain circumstances, the requirement in Med 305.04(c)(8) that applicants for a resident training license must provide certification from the NBME that the applicant has taken and passed USMLE Step 2 (Clinical Skills).

Mail your completed application, required forms and payment to:

Office of Professional Licensure & Certification
7 Eagle Square
Concord, NH 03301

Forms of Payment Accepted for Paper Applications: Personal Check, Money Order or Cashier's Check

Renewal of License

Visit: Online Applications for Renewal  (You can also use this link to check the status of your Application)

If you are unsure of any required credits for renewal, please contact OPLC Customer Support at CustomerSupport@oplc.nh.gov.

Physicians - To complete the health professions survey requirement for license renewal, please visit the Health Professions Survey page. Note: Administrative licenses and inactive status licenses are exempt from the survey requirement.

Please Note: Paper applications are no longer accepted for renewals.

If you currently have a NH license, you will receive a renewal notification at 60 days and within 15 days prior to the expiration of your license. 

  • First time renewing your license online?  Use the registration code from your renewal notification to create your online account.
  • Already have an account?  Use your username and password to access your online application.
  • Forgot your username?  Use your registration code to access your license online for renewal. 
  • Need a registration code?  Your registration code is included on your renewal notification. If you need a registration code, please contact CustomerSupport@oplc.nh.gov.  Include your name, telephone number, License number and request for a registration code.

Forms of Payment Accepted for Online Applications: Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express

What can I do online?

  • Renew Online
  • Update Personal Information 
  • Upload Required Documents 

Reinstatement of License

Other Requirements for Licensure

License Fees

Education and Certifications

Education & Certification Requirements for the Board of Medicine

Request a Wall Certificate

For other additional documents and forms

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