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Michigan Medical License Requirements & Fees
LICENSURE REQUIREMENTS CHECKLIST
  • Online Application for a Medical Doctor License – Complete all fields, answer all questions, and upload any
    supporting documentation.
  • Online Application for Controlled Substance License (Optional)
  • Online applications can be completed by visiting www.michigan.gov/miplus
  • Application Fee + 3 year license fee: (Must be paid by Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover
    credit or debit card)
    MD by Exam or Endorsement
  • If you will be prescribing, dispensing, manufacturing, or distributing controlled substances, you must apply
    for both a medical doctor license and controlled substance license. You may apply for a controlled
    substance license by completing the controlled substance license fields in the application. If you do not
    apply for a controlled substance license on your medical doctor application, you must wait for the medical
    doctor license to be issued before you may apply for a controlled substance license.
  • Effective September 1, 2019, an individual seeking a controlled substance license or who is licensed to
    prescribe or dispense controlled substances must have completed a one-time training in opioids and
    controlled substances awareness that meets the standards established in the Board of Pharmacy Controlled
    Substances Administrative Rules, R 338.3135 prior to being issued a license.
  • Criminal Background Check – Once the online application is completed and submitted you will be emailed
    an Application Confirmation letter containing instructions to complete the Criminal Background Check
    (except those applicants seeking relicensure, for a license that expired within the last three years).
  • Good Moral Character Questions – Documentation and explanation will be required if you answer “yes” to
    either question to show at the current time you have the ability to, and are likely to, serve the public in a fair,
    honest and open manner, that you are rehabilitated, or that the substance of the former offense is not
    reasonably related to the occupation or profession for which you are seeking a license
  • Human Trafficking Training – Beginning December 6, 2021, completion of a one-time training to identify
    victims of human trafficking is required for individuals seeking licensure that meets the standards of
    Administrative Rule 338.2413
  • Implicit Bias Training– Beginning June 1, 2022, completion of 2 hours of implicit bias training within the 5
    years immediately preceding issuance of the license or registration is required. This requirement does not
    apply to applicants for relicense

  • Social Security Number (SSN) – An individual applying for licensure is required to provide his or her social
    security number at the time of application. If exempt under law from obtaining an SSN or you do not have
    an SSN, the SSN affidavit form will be required to be uploaded at the time the application is summitted

  • Verification of Licensure – Verification of licensure must be sent directly to our office by the licensing agency
    of any state or province of Canada in which you hold or ever held a license as a medical doctor. Verification
    includes, but is not limited to, showing proof that the applicant’s license is in good standing and, if applicable,
    the record of any disciplinary action taken or pending against the applicant. Verification can be emailed to
    bpldata@michigan.gov or mailed to the Bureau of Professional Licensing, PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI
    48909
  • Professional Education – Name of school attended, and name of educational program completed
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    Hospital Affiliations – Name of each hospital where you are employed or under contract along with name of
    each hospital in which you are allowed to practice
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    English Language Proficiency – An individual applying for licensure must demonstrate a working knowledge
    of the English language. This can be established if either the applicant’s required health professional
    educational program was taught in English, a transcript establishes the applicant earned not less than 60
    college level credits from an English-speaking graduate or undergraduate school, or that the applicant
    obtained a passing score on an approved English proficiency exam as established by the department under
    R 338.7002b(2) of the Public Health Code – General Rules
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    Certification of Medical Education Form – This must be submitted directly to our office from the medical
    school attended and meet the standards set forth by the Board. The form can be emailed to
    bpldata@michigan.gov or mailed to the Bureau of Professional Licensing, PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI
    48909.
  • USMLE Examination Scores – Verification must be sent directly to our office of your passing scores on all
    parts of the USMLE. Score reports must be sent from either the Federation of State Medical Boards by
    visiting their website at www.fsmb.org or the National Board of Medical Examiners (if tested May 1994 or
    earlier) at www.nbme.org and can be emailed to bpldata@michigan.gov or mailed to the Bureau of
    Professional Licensing at PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909
  • Certification of Completion of 2 years postgraduate clinical training – The Director of Medical Education
    where you completed your postgraduate training must submit the Certification of Postgraduate Training form
    directly to this office by email to bpldata@michigan.gov or by mail to the Bureau of Professional Licensing,
    PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909
  • Verification of your Educational Commission for the Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) – Certificate must
    be submitted directly to our office from the ECFMG. Please access their website at www.ecfmg.com for
    information and instructions on how to arrange for your ECFMG status report to be sent to our office.
    USMLE Examination Scores – Verification must be sent directly to our office of your passing scores on all
    parts of the
  • USMLE. Score reports must be sent from either the Federation of State Medical Boards by
    visiting their website at www.fsmb.org or the National Board of Medical Examiners (if tested May 1994 or
    earlier) at www.nbme.org and can be emailed to bpldata@michigan.gov or mailed to the Bureau of
    Professional Licensing, PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909.
  • Certification of Completion of 2 years postgraduate training – The Director of Medical Education where you
    completed your postgraduate training must submit the Certification of Postgraduate Training form directly to
    this office by email to bpldata@michigan.gov or by mail to the Bureau of Professional Licensing, PO Box
    30670, Lansing, MI 48909
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    Certification of completion of 2 years postgraduate training – The Director of Medical Education where you
    completed your postgraduate training must submit the Certification of Postgraduate Training form directly to
    this office by email to bpldata@michigan.gov or by mail to the Bureau of Professional Licensing, PO Box
    30670, Lansing, MI
  • USMLE Examination Scores – Verification must be sent directly to our office of your passing scores on all
    parts of the USMLE. Score reports must be sent from either the Federation of State Medical Boards by
    visiting their website at www.fsmb.org or the National Board of Medical Examiners (if tested May 1994 or
    earlier) at www.nbme.org and can be emailed to bpldata@michigan.gov or mailed to the Bureau of
    Professional Licensing, PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909
  • Verification of the completion of the educational requirements for a medical doctor license in a province of
    Canada or another state to obtain licensure as a medical doctor in a province of Canada or another state.
  • Verification can be emailed to bpldata@michigan.gov or mailed to the Bureau of Professional Licensing at
    PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909.
    Verification of Licensure – Verification of licensure must be sent directly to our office by the licensing agency
    of any state or province of Canada which you hold or ever held a license in as a medical doctor. Verification
    includes, but is not limited to, showing proof that the applicant’s license is in good standing and, if applicable,
    any disciplinary action taken or pending against the applicant. Verification can be emailed to
    bpldata@michigan.gov or mailed to the Bureau of Professional Licensing at PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI
    48909.
  • USMLE Examination Scores – Verification must be sent directly to our office of your passing scores on all
    parts of the USMLE. Score reports must be sent from either the Federation of State Medical Boards by
    visiting their website at www.fsmb.org or the National Board of Medical Examiners (if tested May 1994 or
    earlier) at www.nbme.org and can be emailed to bpldata@michigan.gov or mailed to the Bureau of
    Professional Licensing at PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909
  • )Must be actively engaged in the practice of medicine for not less than 10 years after completing the
    requirements for a degree in medicine located outside the United States or Canada.
  • Certification of completion of not less than 3 years postgraduate clinical training in an institution that has an
    affiliation with a medical school that is listed in a directory of medical schools published by the World Health
    Organization (WHO). The Director of Medical Education where you completed your postgraduate training
    must submit the Certification of Postgraduate Training form directly to this office by email to
    bpldata@michigan.gov or by mail to the Bureau of Professional Licensing, PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI
  • USMLE Examination Scores – Certification must be sent directly to our office of your passing scores on all
    parts of the USMLE. Score reports must be sent from either the Federation of State Medical Boards by
    visiting their website at www.fsmb.org or the National Board of Medical Examiners (if tested May 1994 or
    earlier) at www.nbme.org and can be emailed to bpldata@michigan.gov or mailed to the Bureau of
    Professional Licensing, PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909.
  • Certification of Practice in an Academic Institution – The certification form must be submitted directly to this
    office by the Director of Medical Education where you practiced under the Clinical Academic license. You
    must have practiced under this license for at least 2 years immediately preceding the application for a full
    license and during that time have functioned at least 800 hours per year in the observation and treatment of
    patients
  • Must be actively engaged in the practice of medicine for not less than 10 years after completing the
    requirements for a degree in medicine located outside the United States or Canada.
  • Certification of completion of not less than 3 years postgraduate clinical training in an institution that has an
    affiliation with a medical school that is listed in a directory of medical schools published by the World Health
    Organization (WHO). The Director of Medical Education where you completed your postgraduate training
    must submit the Certification of Postgraduate Training form directly to this office by email to
    bpldata@michigan.gov or mail to the Bureau of Professional Licensing, PO Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909.
  • Have continuously held a license to practice medicine from March 27, 2019, through the date of application
    for a full medical license in Michigan
  • Online application can be completed by visiting www.michigan.gov/miplus, select MiPLUS Login, select
    “Modification” next to your license number and this will start the relicensure process
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    Application Fee + 3 year license fee: (Must be paid by Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover
    credit or debit card)
    MD Relicensure: $387.70
    Controlled Substance: $254.10

All relicensure applicants must complete the following:

Submit proof to the department of accumulating not less than 150 hours of Board approved continuing
education during the 3 years immediately preceding the date of the application for relicensure. Of the 150
hours a minimum of 1 hour in medical ethics must be earned. A minimum of 3 hours in pain and symptom
management and at least 1 of the 3 hours must include controlled substances prescribing


Applicants for relicensure whose license has lapsed for 3 years but less than 5 years preceding the date
of application for relicensure must complete the above requirement listed for all relicensure applicants
along with EITHER of the following requirements:
Presents proof to the department that he or she is actively licensed and in good standing as a medical
doctor in another state.
Completes 1 of the following during the 3 years immediately preceding the date of the application for
relicensure:
 Takes and passes the Special Purpose Examination (SPEX) offered by the FSMB.
 Successfully completes a Board approved postgraduate training program. *
 Successfully completes a physician re-entry program that is accredited by the Coalition for
Physician Enhancement or affiliated with a medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee
on Medical Education. *
Applicants for relicensure whose license has lapsed for 5 years or more preceding the date of application
for relicensure must complete the above requirement listed for all relicensure applicants along with
EITHER of the following requirements:
Presents evidence to the department that he or she is actively licensed and in good standing as a medical
doctor in another state.
Complete BOTH of the following during the 3 years immediately preceding the date of the application for
relicensure:
 Takes and passes the Special Purpose Examination (SPEX) offered by the FSMB.
 Successfully completes 1 of the following:
A Board approved postgraduate training program. *
o A physician re-entry program that is accredited by the Coalition for Physician
Enhancement or affiliated with a medical school accredited by the Liaison Committee on
Medical Education.

** If you are an applicant for relicensure and need to complete a board approved post-graduate training program
or a physician re-entry program, you may apply and be granted an educational limited license for the sole purpose
of completing that training

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