Q. How much does a MA license cost?
A. License fees:
Q. What if I once had a Massachusetts license, but I retired or allowed my license to expire? Can I reapply for a license?
A. Yes. You would use either of the following license applications, depending on your particular circumstances.
Q. How long does it take to process a full license application?
A. The average length of time for processing a full license is six (6) to eight (8) weeks. Applications that have malpractice, competency or legal issues will require more time to process. Following approval of your application for licensure by the Board, your wallet-sized card will be mailed to you within eight (8) business days, and your certificate of licensure will be mailed within 4-6 weeks.
You will be required to send a copy of your Massachusetts license to the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), www.deadiversion.usdoj.gov, and to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health to obtain a state controlled substance certificate.
To contact the DEA by phone, call (617) 557-2200, or the Mass. Department of Public Health, call (617) 983-6704.