D.O. Application Process

You may access the online application for license to practice medicine by using the Continue button at the bottom of the page. With the application, you will also need to:

  • Arrange for your National Board Scores to be sent directly to the Board office from the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners in Illinois (1-773-714-0622).
  • Mail or upload a copy of your Medical School Diploma.
  • Download a Medical School Verification form.
    • Fill in the top portion with the pertinent information.
    • Copy and forward it to each medical school you have attended for them to complete and return to our office.
  • Download a Postgraduate Education Verification form.
    • Fill in the top portion with the pertinent information.
    • Copy and forward it to each hospital where you participated in any postgraduate training program for them to complete and return to our office.
  • Evidence of successful completion of a minimum of one year of post-doctoral clinical training in a program approved by the American Osteopathic Association or the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.
  • Download a License Verification form or visit www.veridoc.org to request verification of licensure online.
    • Fill in the top portion with the pertinent information
    • Copy and forward it to all states in which you are, or have been licensed, in order for them to complete and send the request to our office.
    • Training licenses must also be verified as well as full DO licenses.
  • Mail or upload documentation of name change (e.g. marriage certificate or divorce document).
    • Note:  If your name has changed, and any of your licensure documentation (internship certificate, medical school diploma, other licensure certificates, etc.) shows a different name, you will need to provide documentation of this change (e.g. marriage certificate or divorce document).
  • Mail or upload a Malpractice Liability Claims form(s).
  • Upload a recent (within 60 days) passport quality color Photograph.
  • Submit a $400.00 Application Fee.
  • Submit a Processing Fee that is 2.25% of the total fee.
  • Effective July 1, 2017 any new applicant must obtain a Criminal Background Check.  Pursuant to West Virginia Code § 24 CSR 2-3.3.j.  Present to one of the 31 IdentoGO Centers in West Virginia www.identogo.com or MorphoTrust in South Charleston, West Virginia.  Advise them the reports are to be sent to WV Board of Osteopathic Medicine.  The cost will be $44.50.
    • There has been a recent informational update regarding the fingerprinting options.
    • State and Federal reports are required.
    • You will need the Service Code: 228QBF in order to process the fingerprints.

 

Upon the completion of the application file, the applicant will be notified to schedule a face to face interview with one of our Board Members. Our Board Members are located throughout West Virginia in Charleston, Vienna, and Weirton for the applicant's convenience.

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