Permanent DO & DO Temporary Educational Permit Licenses

Permanent DO & DO Temporary Educational Permit Licenses

Please Note:  Maine's COVID-19 State of Emergency ended on June 30, 2021


Fee Schedule:  Board Fee Schedule - July 2022.pdf

Temporary Educational Permit Applicants, please scroll to the lower portion of this page for instructions.


Applicants for Permanent Physician Licensure:

IMPORTANT:  Effective FEBRUARY 1, 2022, the Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure will requires that those applying for permanent licensure utilize the FSMB's Federation Credentials Verification Service.  Link:  

To apply:  Click on the 'Apply for licensure in one or more states' link below and follow the instructions to apply through the Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure.   Please be sure to thoroughly review the UA instructions and checklist.

Check your application status online (effective JULY 2021):  Applicants for Permanent Licensure can now check their status online by going to the Board's website,, and once there, scrolling down on that page and clicking the 'Online Services' link then 'Online Options'.  Follow the log in instructions from there.  

NOTE:  When you receive a message stating that there are no possible transactions available, your application requirements have been met and your application will be presented for review at the Board's next scheduled meeting.  You do not need to contact the office to be sure.  Thank you.

Note:  In 2018, the Board ended its requirement that an applicant have verification of other state licenses submitted on their behalf when applying for a Maine osteopathic license. License verification is now handled by Board staff with one exception: In cases where an applicant was the subject of a Board action, he or she must provide all information related to that action. 

The fee for a permanent license application is $350 (a minimal fee will be charged by the processing company inforME).  Checks are accepted but online payment at the time of Addendum completion is preferred

Addendums not submitted online must be signed by the applicant and the other requested information must be provided before mailing it to the Board office.  The online checklist will not be available when an applicant chooses this option.  NOTE:  Regardless of signed authorizationsSTAFF WILL NOT PROVIDE APPLICATION STATUS INFORMATION TO THIRD PARTIES.    

Applicants must use the Affidavit & Reference forms for this Board (reference letters are not accepted).  Per the instructions on the UA Addendum, pre-filled forms and/or forms submitted with stamped or scanned signatures are not accepted; references must be submitted by the writer, not by the applicant or a third party.

IMPORTANT: The Board does not accept electronically notarized documents. Applicants must be in the direct presence of the notary.  If not completed correctly, the Affidavit will need to be returned.

The following forms are part of the Uniform Application instructions but are provided here in case needed again. 

Affidavit - Release.pdf    

Reference Questionnaire.pdf

Please be sure to thoroughly review the Uniform Application instructions and checklist.  The Board's policies regarding license applications are as follows: Application Policies.pdf.   Updates policies are anticipated in the coming months.

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Please direct questions to the Board of Osteopathic Licensure via e-mail at: 


Rachel MacArthur
Executive Secretary

 2023/2024: Interns/Residents/Fellows applying for Temporary Educational Permits:  

Click the link in the box above ('Apply for licensure in one or more states') to complete and submit your Uniform Application. Please be sure to check off for it to be sent to the Maine Board of Osteopathic Licensure. The FSMB charges a $60 fee to submit the application. Once you have completed and submitted the online application, please complete the DO Board Affidavit.pdf and submit it to either the Board office or your Program Coordinator (check with them for their preference).  The day following submission of your UA, you will receive an e-mail from which will contain a link for you to complete your online UA Addendum; please complete this as soon as possible, following all instructions. 

Because we are asked often, please check with your Program Coordinator to determine whether or not your Program will reimburse you the $60 online application fee. 

Affidavits must be complete and notarized as instructed.    

Please send an e-mail to with any questions you may have.  Thank you