State Licensing Requirements


You must be licensed by the state in which you work before you can begin practice.

Here are resources to help you with licensing:

List of licensing boards

Names and contact information for all state and territory licensing boards.

Chart: Requirements for licensure

You can learn at a glance what your state requires for licensing (PDF).

5 state licensing tips for PAs

Here are five tips to help your licensing process run as smoothly as possible.

CME requirements by state

A summary that lists which states require topic-specific CME for license renewal (PDF).

State laws and regulations

This page includes summaries of all state PA laws and regulations.

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