Medical Licensing Service

Minnesota Medical Board License Service

With the Minnesota Medical Board, is averaging 90 to 150 days for the issuance of a Full Minnesota Medical License from the submission of the application to the Medical Board to the issuance of the Physician Minnesota Medical License for Domestic Graduates. International Graduates might take longer due to the direct certification of the International Medical School.

The Minnesota Medical Board has a very high vertification load which the physician is required to fulfill. Most Medical Boards only verify Education, Examine Scores, Training, and Licensure History. In addition to this, the Minnesota Medical Board verifies Board Certification, 2 Physician References, the AMA Profile, NPDB-HIPDB, 5 years Employment, and 5 years of Hospital Privilege History. Because of this, the process can runs longer. There was an interview requirement which is mandatory for the physician to complete before the license will be issued. This interview requirement has recently been waived.

Mail loss can be an issue when applying to the Minnesota Medical Board. Due to the large number of Applications, a portion of the direct source Applications might be lost in transit or at the Medical Board. This will then require that the lost certification be re-requested.


Additional Minnesota Medical Board Licensing Information:

Beyond the extensive verification load, the Minnesota Medical Board is one of a few States that has mandated the SPEX Examination if a physician has not passed a written licensure examination or taken a Board Certification (Re-certification) Exam within the past 10 years of the application.

If a physician applies for a Minnesota Telemedicine then the SPEX examination is waived if the Physician is Board Certified. The Telemedicine License process only takes 45 to 90 days due to the reduce verifications required by the Board. 


Minnesota Telemedicine Medical License:

Minnesota is one of the few States that offers an Expedited Telemedicine License. The Telemedicine License has a number of advantages over the Full Medical License Process. Here are the benefits:

  • Process takes 30-70 days on average - compared to 90-150 days
  • Eliminates the verifying of Medical School, Training, Exam Scores, Background Checks, Databank Checks, Employment, Privileges, Referenecs, ABMS/AOA Certification
  • Removes the SPEX requirement if the physician hasn't had an written exam or ABMS/AOA Certified within 10 years of the application

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IMLC Compact Participation:

Minnesota 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 Minnesota through that system.   The IMLC licensing process with Minnesota 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:

Minnesota 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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