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Frequently Asked Questions for Verifications

1 What do I need to do if I am appying for an international adoption or an overseas work visa and need verification of Maryland licensed physicians?
2 How do I request a "letter of good standing"?
3 I took the licensing exam in Maryland. Can you send my scores to another board or authority?
4 Can I submit an online verification request?
5 I see that the Maryland Board has its own verification request form, but what if I have a form that needs to be completed?
6 I'm a medical doctor and once held or currently have a "training" license in Maryland. How do I request a verification?
7 Other Types of Maryland State Board Verifications

 

1. Question: What do I need to do if I am appying for an international adoption or an overseas work visa and need verification of Maryland licensed physicians? (back to top)
 

Answer:

If you need verification of Maryland licensed physicians for an international adoption or overseas work visa, contact the Board at 410.764.4777 for additional information.
   
2. Question: How do I request a "letter of good standing"? (back to top)
 

Answer:

A "letter of good standing" and verification are equivalent terms. The verification letter issued for your Maryland medical or training license is accepted by all other state boards and institutions.
   
3. Question: I took the licensing exam in Maryland. Can you send my scores to another board or authority? (back to top)
 

Answer:

Upon written request by mail or fax, we will provide a state board examination verification. There is no fee for the service.
   
4. Question: Can I submit an online verification request? (back to top)
 

Answer:

Not at this time. The Maryland Board only accepts verification requests by mail.
   
5. Question: I see that the Maryland Board has its own verification request form, but what if I have a form that needs to be completed? (back to top)
 

Answer:

The Maryland Board does not complete your form for you. Instead, we issue a verification letter on Board letterhead that contains all the information needed by licensing authorities to verify a license.
   
6. Question: I'm a medical doctor and once held or currently have a "training" license in Maryland. How do I request a verification? (back to top)
 

Answer:

Doctors with "training" licenses are referred to as Unlicensed Medical Practitioners (UMPs). Mail or fax your written request to the Board. Our fax number is 410.358.2252. No fee is required for verification of a "training" license. If you do not have a form, click here to download the Verification Request form.
   
OTHER TYPES OF MARYLAND STATE BOARD VERIFICATIONS
 
To obtain national licensing examination scores contact one of the following agencies:
Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB); http://www.fsmb.org
  -USMLE Step 3
  -FLEX-weighted average
  -FLEX Components 1 and 2
  -SPEX
   
National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) http://www.nbme.org
  -NBME Part 1, 2 and 3
  -USMLE Steps 1 and 2 (American Medical Graduates)
   
 
National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners (NBOME) http://www.nbome.org
 
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) http://www.ecfmg.org
  -USMLE Steps 1 and 2 (Foreign Medical Graduates)
   
Medical Council of Canada (LMCC)
http://www.mcc.ca
 
 
Verification of National Certification of Allied Health Practitioners:
To obtain verification of national certification, contact one of the following agencies:
 
 
  American Registry for Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); http://www.arrt.org/index.html  
 
  Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists (BRPT); http://www.brpt.org/  
 
  National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC); http://www.nbrc.org  
 
  National Commission of Certification for Physician Assistants (NCCPA); http://www.nccpa.net/  
 
  Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB); http://www.nmtcb.org/  
OTHER STATE BOARD EXAMINATIONS:
Contact individual board