South Carolina Medical License Requirements
With the South Carolina Medical Board, MedLicense.com is averaging 3 to 5 1/2 months for the issuance of a South Carolina Medical License for Domestic Graduates from the submission of the application to the Medical Board to the issuance of the Physician South Carolina Medical Board. Our firm has licensed Physicians in South Carolina since April 2000. In an average year, MedLicense.com will handle between 30 to 35 South Carolina Medica License Applications. We understand the process and what needs to be completed to have your application finalized. Once the files are deemed complete by the South Carolina Medical Board the South Carolina Medical License is issued. The South Carolina Medical Board willrequire a Physical Interview in Columbia, SC before the South Carolina Medical License is issued.
The South Carolina Medical Board will issue a Temporary Medical License once the file deemed complete. The Temporary Medical License will allow the Physician to practice medicine in South Carolina until the Full Medical License is issued. The Temporary Medical License is typically issued after the receipt of the FCVS packet.
Whether you are a USA Graduate or a Graduate of a Foreign Medical School, our process can move this arduous process through within a time period that will meet you needs. Your involvement in the process is kept to a minimum, with MedLicense.com handling the vast majority of the process. The fee for our services is a one time payment of $569 (if you are practicing) or $469 (if you are in training) per State Process. Our packet is shipped to you after a 5-10 min consultation. Sign, notarize, and proof your application packet and then return it to MedLicense.com with the requested copies, photos, and addendums. Then MedLicense.com will forward the completed packet to the South Carolina Medical Board. Then the certification process begins along with the required follow up with the third parties and South Carolina Medical Board. All that you have to do is start the process with MedLicense.com.
Additional South Carolina Medical Board Information:
The South Carolina Medical Board has mandated the use of FCVS. This can add some time to the licensure process. South Carolina will not issue the Temporary or Full Medical License until the FCVS packet is received. FCVS will average 2 to 4 months for Domestic Graduates and 3 to 9 months for International Graduates.
The The South Carolina Medical Board also has in place a 10 year rule for Board Certification. If the Physician has not taken a written Board Exam within 10 years of the application, then the SPEX Examination will be required. The Applicant can submit 150 hours of CME's in place of the SPEX and the SPEX will be waived. If the Physician has been Board Certified or Re-certified within 10 years of the application then the SPEX is waived.