Forms for Applicants
Overview of the Licensure Process
The Minnesota Board of Medical Practice issues licenses/registrations to physicians (medical license, residency permit, telemedicine), physician assistants, acupuncturists, athletic trainers, naturopathic doctors, respiratory therapists, traditional midwives, and professional firms. There are currently 27,000 physicians, allied health professionals and professional firms regulated by the Board. In 2012, 2,600 licenses were issued with every licensee reviewed and evaluated prior to being licensed. Each profession has its own practice act setting forth license/registration initial and continuing education or practice requirements, scope of practice, grounds for disciplinary action, and Council composition/duties.