California Osteopathic Medical License
The California Osteopathic Medical License process requires that each Physician submit a set of Fingerprint cards or travel to CA to participate in the LiveScan process. We have handled 450 Osteo California Osteo Med Board Applications since 2001 and not one Application has been rejected. The Verification Load for the Osteo Medical Board of CA is light. For Physicians with negative information, CA can be problematic/extended. California Osteopathic Medical License Service licensure times that stay are considerablly extended when compared to other Medical Boards in the Nation. The Board seems to be significantly understaffed and communication is a problem when applying to CA.
Additional California Osteo Medical Board Licensing Information:
The CA Osteo Board typically takes 90-110 days to perform their first review of submitted medical license applications. Until the first review occurs, the role of MedLicense.com is to insure that all of the required verifications are sent to CA. "Hurry up and wait" certainly applies to the CA Osteo Med Board. Once the application is deemed complete, the application goes to the Director's Office for approval. The lack of communication from the California Osteopathic Medical Board is what creates the delays in the Licensure Process. MedLicense.com typically sees CA Osteo licenses completed and issued between 4-9 months for most physicians.
IMLC Compact Participation:
The California Osteopathic Medical Board is NOT a Sponsoring Member of the IMLCC Compact Licensure System.