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All physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists and others licensed by the TMB to practice in Texas are currently required to register regularly with the board, and pay a fee.  Registration fees and renewal periods vary according to license type.  A licensee may obtain a registration permit by completing the online registration/renewal, or submitting the required hard copy form, and paying the required fee to the Board on or before the expiration date of the permit. 

Information regarding continuing education requirements for all license types can be located in the “Licensee Resources” section of our website.


Contact Information

If the registration information provided on our web site did not answer your questions, please contact the TMB by e-mail at  Please include your name and license number.


Registration Staff


Rhea Hines
Manager - Registration Department


Laura Shipman
Specialist - Registration Department


Amber Andersen

Samantha Ehrlich

Joanna Humfleet

Jessie Ramirez

Marlee Straup

Analyst II – Registration Department



Texas Medical Board

Phone (512) 305-7030
Fax (888) 512-2581


Electronic Licenses

NEW - TMB Transitions to electronic licenses

The Texas Medical Board is transitioning to electronic licenses for a more paperless experience and to allow for enhanced licensee control.   As of September 1, 2019 the Board will no longer issue paper licenses after a completed registration/renewal for the following license types:

  • Physician (including telemedicine, administrative, conceded eminence and public health)
  • Physician Assistant
  • Acupuncturist
  • Acudetox
  • General Medical Radiologic Technologist
  • Limited Medical Radiologic Technologist
  • Non-Certified Radiologic Technician
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Medical Physicist
  • Perfusionist


What does this mean for licensees renewing their licenses on or after September 1, 2019?

Once your registration/renewal is complete, please allow 2 business days for processing.  After that time, you will be able to log into your MyTMB account and view, save or print a copy of your active license.  In addition, after September 1, 2019, you will be able to use the same system to view, save or print a copy of your active license as needed.


Please note that primary source verification regarding licensure status is always available to anyone, including licensees’ employers, via the TMB website through Look up a License.