Welcome to the 2015 online renewals for the
Alabama Board of Medical Examiners and Medical Licensure Commission


Important information

  • The blue button at the bottom of the page, "Proceed to Secure Login", will take you to the secure login page for the online renewals.
  • Once you reach the login screen, it is important that you DO NOT use the back or forward buttons on your browser bar.
  • You only need your last name and the last four digits of your Social Security Number to login to the renewal site.
  • After renewing your license, you will be asked if you want to renew any other licenses/registrations (ACSC, collaborative practice, QACSC, etc.).
  • If you want to renew by sending a check, see Manual Forms.


Declaration of Citizenship and Lawful Presence of an Alien

Alabama Law - In order to renew a primary license (MD, DO, PA, AA, SP, RSV), the Board must have on file a valid Declaration of Citizenship and Lawful Presence of an Alien form. Visit our Declaration of Citizenship and Lawful Presence of an Alien page for more information.


Late fee and expiration notices

  • A $100.00 late fee will go into effect at midnight (Central Time) Dec. 31, 2014, for all MD, DO and limited licenses that have not been renewed.
  • The $100.00 late fee will automatically be added when processing your renewal online.
  • Any manual renewal forms that are postmarked after Dec. 31, 2014, must add the $100.00 late fee to the total or the renewal form will not be processed and will be returned.


Expiration notice for MD and DO physicians

  • All licenses expire at midnight (Central Time) on Dec. 31, 2014, if they have not been renewed.
  • Medical licenses (MD and DO) have a 31 day grace period and the physician can continue practicing until Jan. 31, 2014.
  • ACSCs (Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate) DO NOT HAVE A GRACE PERIOD and expire Midnight Dec. 31, 2014. No controlled substance prescriptions are authorized after that date until your renewal is processed.


Expiration notice for limited license physicians

  • All limited licensees must renew their Certificates of Qualification (COQ) each year.
  • If you did not renew your COQ (and pay the COQ renewal fee) your license will expire at midnight (Central Time) on Dec. 31, 2014.
  • There is NO GRACE PERIOD, and you can no longer practice medicine until you reapply for a limited license.
  • You should contact your program coordinator for assistance in reapplying for a limited license.
  • Limited licensees that have renewed their COQs do have a 31 day grace period to renew the limited license, and the physician can continue working until Jan. 31, 2014.
  • ACSCs (Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate) DO NOT HAVE A GRACE PERIOD and expire at midnight Dec. 31, 2014. No controlled substance prescriptions are authorized after that date until your renewal is processed.


Expiration notice for PAs

  • All licenses expire at midnight (Central Time) on Dec. 31, 2014, if they have not been renewed.
  • PA (Physician Assistant) Licenses DO NOT HAVE A GRACE PERIOD and you can not practice as a PA until the Board has processed your renewal in our office.
  • QACSCs (Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate) DO NOT HAVE A GRACE PERIOD and expire midnight Dec. 31, 2014. No controlled substance prescriptions are authorized after that date until your renewal is processed.


Expiration notice for AAs

  • All licenses expire at midnight (Central Time) on Dec. 31, 2014, if they have not been renewed.
  • AA (Anesthesiologist Assistant) licenses DO NOT HAVE A GRACE PERIOD and you can not practice as a AA until the Board has processed your renewal in our office.


Renewing ACSC or QACSC

In order to renew an Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate (ACSC) or a Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate (QACSC) you will have to:

  • Have a current registration to access the Alabama Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP)
    To Register:
    1. Go to: http://www.adph.org/PDMP/
    2. Select the Security Portal hyper link located in left hand column
    3. Select the Create an account hyperlink located in the I want to box
    4. Select the application check box labeled PDMP-Controlled Substance Database
    5. Select the appropriate Application Type radio button located under the PDMP application type section
    6. Complete all the required fields on the online application.

For additional assistance, please contact the PDMP at (800) 225-6998.

If you don't have these two required items you will not be allowed to complete the renewal.

  • All licenses expire at midnight (Central Time) on Dec. 31, 2014, if they have not been renewed.
  • ACSCs (Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate) and QACSCs (Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate) DO NOT HAVE A GRACE PERIOD and expire at midnight Dec. 31, 2014. No controlled substance prescriptions are authorized after that date until your renewal is processed.

During the renewal of an Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate (ACSC) and a Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate (QACSC) you will be asked for your Federal DEA Number and Expiration Date -- please have this information available.


Expiration notice for CP

  • All CP (Collaborative Practice) licenses expire at midnight (Central Time) on Dec. 31, 2014, if they have not been renewed.
  • These registrations DO NOT HAVE A GRACE PERIOD and the CP is not valid until the Board has processed your renewal in our office.
  • If you are prompted to renew a CP registration and you do not think you have a CP, contact our office–if our records indicate a CP and it is not renewed or formally terminated by Dec. 31, it will be reported to the Board (online termination form available here)


Expiration notice for SP or RSV

  • All SP (Special Purpose) and RSV (Retired Senior Volunteer) licenses expire at midnight (Central Time) on Dec. 31, 2014, if they have not been renewed.
  • All RSV licensees must renew their Certificates of Qualification (COQ) each year.
  • If you did not renew your COQ (and pay the COQ renwal fee) your license will expire at midnight (Central Time) on Dec. 31, 2014.
  • There is NO GRACE PERIOD, and you can no longer practice medicine until you reapply for a RSV license.
  • SP and RSV that have renewed their COQs have a 31 day grace period and the physician can continue practicing until Jan. 31, 2014.


Check license status

You can check the status of any license by going to the Licensee Search section.



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Manual forms

  • NOTICE: In you have a popup blocker (example: Google Toolbar) you must allow popups or add the renewal site as a trusted site in order to view and print the manual forms.
  • In order to view and print a manual form, click the link below and login.
  • Once you have logged in, click on the "Print Form and Mail Check" button.
  • Then click on the "Print Form" button to the right of your license.
  • Click the "Print Form" button for each license that you have to renew.
  • Remember that you can answer the questions and update information on the form before printing.
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Printing Receipts and Renewals

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Site Security

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