Frequently Asked Questions


General Questions About Your License


If you are a M.D., D.O., or D.P.M. and have a permanent Mississippi medical or podiatric license that is going to expire on June 30th, you are eligible to renew on-line.
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You are not eligible to renew on-line. You may contact the Mississippi State Board of Medical Licensure or visit the Board's web site for additional information.
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No, you must contact the Mississippi Board of Medical Licensure office for further information.
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Yes, any physician with a current medical license must have documentation of completing the CME requirement.
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No, but you may omit the renewal fee once you have reached 70 years of age.
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Yes, a wallet card will be mailed to your mailing address within two days of receiving your on-line renewal.
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Your nurse practitioner should be able to provide it to you.
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Primary practice location is the physical location where you practice the majority of the time. Mailing address can be a post office box or street address. The mailing address is where the Board will mail any correspondence. Additional practice location is a practice location other than your primary practice location. It may be a hospital or a clinic in another state. Your primary practice may be in another state and your additional practice location may be in Mississippi.
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The Administrative Simplification Provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) mandated the adoption of a standard unique identifier for health care providers. The National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES) collects identifying information on health care providers and assigns each a unique National Provider Identifier (NPI). For further information and to apply for a number, refer to the following website: https://nppes.cms.hhs.gov/NPPES/Welcome.do
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Questions About Your Application for Initial Licensure


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