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State Licensure Board Requirements for IMG

State Model Legislation for State Licensure Parity for IMGs - This model bill is intended to serve as language to be inserted in the appropriate section as an amendment to a state's Medical Practice Act, "To provide that Graduates of Foreign Medical Schools Shall Meet the Same Requirements for Licensure by Endorsement as Graduates of Accredited United States and Canadian Medical Schools." This model legistlation was developed in 1988 and as of spring 2008 is still valid.

Initial Licensure of U.S. Medical Graduates and International Medical Graduates

Source: American Medical Association. State Medical Licensure Requirements and Statistics, 2014. Chicago, Illinois 2014.

Note: All information should be verified with the licensing board; licenses are granted to those physicians meeting all state requirements – at the discretion of the Board.


State Medical Licensing Board Phone Listing

Alabama (334) 242-4116

Alaska (907) 269-8163

Arizona (480) 551-2700

Arkansas (501) 296-1802

California (916) 263-2389

Colorado (303) 894-7690

Connecticut (860) 509-7648

Delaware (302) 744-4520

DC (202) 724-4900

Florida (904) 488-0595

Georgia (404) 656-3913

Hawaii (808) 586-3000

Idaho (208) 327-7000

Illinois (217) 785-3209

Indiana (317) 234-2011

Iowa (515) 281-5171

Kansas (785) 296-7413

Kentucky (502) 429-7150

Louisiana (504) 568-6820 x 262

Maine (207) 287-3601

Maryland (410) 764-4777

Massachusetts (617) 654-9800

Michigan (517) 373-6873

Minnesota (612) 617-2130

Missouri (573) 751-0098

Montana (406) 841-2364

Nebraska (402) 471-2118

Mississippi (601) 987-3079

Nevada (775) 688-2559

New Hampshire (603) 271-1205

New Jersey (609) 826-7100

New Mexico (505) 476-7221

New York (518) 474-3817 x560

North Carolina (919) 326-1100 x218

North Dakota (701) 328-6500

Ohio (614) 466-3934

Oklahoma (405) 848-6841

Oregon (503) 229-5770

Pennsylvania (717) 783-1400

Rhode Island (401) 222-3855

South Carolina (803) 896-4500

South Dakota (605) 336-1965

Tennessee (615) 532-3202

Texas (512) 305-7010

Utah (801) 530-6628

Vermont (802) 828-2673

Virginia (804) 657-4220

Washington (360) 236-4790

West Virginia (304) 558-2921 x227

Wisconsin (608) 266-8098

Wyoming (307) 778-7053