Applications for Physician Assistant

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 licensure in New Hampshire are required to submit a completed application for consideration of certification as a Physician Assistant. Applicants may obtain proof of graduation from their Physician Assistant Program and their certification of scores from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA) through the Federation of State Medical Boards' Credentialing Verification Service (FCVS). FCVS provides primary source verification of your "core" medical credentials.

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)

To renew a PA license, the PA must provide a copy of their current national certification issued by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA), per Med 608 LICENSE RENEWAL med-608-adopted-text-20220803.  Also, pursuant to RSA 126-A:97, all prescribers required to register with the program who possess a U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) license number shall complete 3 contact hours of free appropriate prescriber's regulatory board-approved online continuing education or pass an online examination, in the area of pain management and addiction disorder or a combination, as a condition for license renewal. Please see the Board Approved Continuing Medical Education (CME) regarding Opioid Prescribing.

If you are unsure of any required credits for renewal, please contact OPLC Customer Support at

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

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Other Requirements for Licensure

For other additional forms and documents

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