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We are currently reviewing documents received during the dates noted below.
Applications with education from outside the U.S. usually require a lengthier review
process. After you have submitted all your documentation, please allow 6 weeks before
submitting a Contact Us Form to request a status update. We cannot provide the status of a
licensure application by phone. We thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Profession Currently Reviewing Items Received
Physicians 4/29/2020
Physician Assistants 4/23/2020
Specialist Assistants 4/29/2020

Advisory Notice: For the latest information on COVID-19 issues impacting the licensed professions, including professional exam updates, please visit OP’s COVID-19 website.

A physician is a licensed health care professional who diagnoses, treats,
operates, or prescribes for any human disease, pain, injury, deformity,
or physical condition.
Professional doctors at work.

A physician assistant (“PA”) is a licensed
health care professional who provides medical care under the supervision
of a physician. PAs provide a wide range of

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