Michigan Medical Board License Service

With the Michigan Medical Board, MedLicense.com is averaging 60 to 110 days for the issuance of a Michigan Medical License from the submission of the application to the Medical Board to the issuance of the Physician Michigan Medical License for Domestic Graduates. International Graduates who cannot apply via Reciprocity might take longer due to the direct certification of the International Medical School.

Very few applications for Domestic Graduates surpass the 90 day mark from the point of filing with MedLicense.com. International Graduates can take longer if the Medical School is unresponsive.   

Michigan offers "True Reciprocity" if a physician has held a USA or Canadian Medical License (Full Active) for 10 or more years. Michigan will issue a license based solely on the Physician's past Licensure History. This means that the Doctor does not have to verify the Medical School, or Internship/Residency/Fellowship. As such the requirements for these are dropped by the Michigan Medical Board. A physician who is an International Medical School Graduate is treated the same way as a Domestic Medical School graduate if the doctor has held a State Medical Board License for 10 or more years. The only addition for the IMG applicant is that their ECFMG Status is required to be verified in addition to the verifications required for Domestic Medical School Graduates.

Michigan has ruled that Puerto Rico Medical Licenses will not be considered for Reciprocity due to the Fraud that was discovered in 2006 with members of the Puerto Rico Medical Board selling examination scores to Physicians.

Additional Michigan Medical Board Licensing Information:

Michigan is one of 3 States, Colorado and Ohio are the other two,  with true Reciprocity. Michigan fully extends this to Physician's Licensed in Canada. If Licensed for 10 years or more in one of the 50 States or Canadian Territories, then Reciprocity is extended. The Physician only has to verify past and current licensure history. If the physician is an IMG, then ECFMG Status is added. Michigan does not accept the Puerto Rico Medical License under its' Reciprocal Licensing Statutes. If the physician qualifies for a Reciprocal License, then the following verifications and requirements are waived:

  • USA/Canadian PGT Training
  • Medical School

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IMLC Compact Participation:

Michigan is a Sponsoring Member of the IMLC Compact Licensure System. If you qualify for participating in the IMLCC Compact then we can license you in Michigan through that system.   The IMLC licensing process with Michigan typically runs about 30 days   Sign up today for IMLC Licensing


IMG's /Foreign Medical School Graduates with only 1 year of approved ACGME Training:

Michigan is one of a few State Medical Boards which only requires 1 year of approved ACGME Training in an Internshp/Residency/Fellowship for International Medical School Graduates.   Sign up today for IMG Medical Licensing


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