2019 license and registration renewals
  • All licenses and registrations (excluding P.A. registration agreements) are renewed annually.
     
  • Orange renewal reminder postcards are sent to all licensees’ addresses of record in October.
     
  • Online renewal requires last name and last five digits of SSN. Note: You do not need the postcard to renew.
     
  • You will first be taken to a demographics page to confirm your address, telephone number(s), email address, etc. After completing the demographics, you may proceed to renewing your license and registration(s).
     
  • Online renewal site will open October 1, 2018.
     
  • Online renewal site: www.alrenewals.org
     
  • IMPORTANT: Practitioners are required to complete renewal applications. Delegation of this responsibility could result in disciplinary action should fraudulent information be inadvertently submitted to the Board or Commission.
     
  • Renew license first. If you have an ACSC or pain management registration, you will be prompted to renew them. Credit card payments are made separately for each licensure/registration renewal. After license has been renewed, a receipt can be printed upon completion of each transaction.
     
    • M.D./D.O. Licenses
      • Expire December 31
      • $300 license renewal fee
      • Grace period January 1 - January 31 ($100 late fee added)

       
    • ACSC Registrations (DEA and PDMP registrations required)
      • Expire December 31 (if not renewed, may not write controlled substances after this date)
      • $150 renewal fee
      • NO Grace Period

       
    • Collaborative Practice (CP) Registrations
      • NEW There will no longer be a RENEWAL for collaborative agreements
      • The collaborative practice registration fee for new CPs is $200 as of 9/4/2018
      • Physician may terminate a CP registration at: www.albme.org/terminationform.html

       
    • Pain Management (PM) Registrations
      • Expire December 31
      • $100 first location
      • No charge for additional locations
      • NO Grace Period

     


CME Requirement for Physicians and Physician Assistants

Twenty-five (25) AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ or equivalent are required annually (calendar year). Credits must be earned Jan. 1 – Dec. 31 of each year. Licensees are responsible for reading and being familiar with Board Rules concerning CME.




Physician Assistant Renewals

Renew license first. If you have a QACSC and/or an LPSP, you will be prompted to renew them. The QACSC must be renewed before the LPSP can be renewed. Credit card payments are made separately for each license/registration type. A receipt can be printed upon completion of each transaction.

  • P.A./A.A. Licenses
    • Expire December 31
    • $100 renewal fee
    • NO Grace Period
    • NOTE: P.A. Registration Agreements (RA) do not have to be renewed

     
  • P.A. QACSC*
    • Expire December 31
    • $60 renewal fee
    • NO Grace Period

     
  • P.A. LPSP* (DEA and PDMP registrations required for renewal)
    • Expire December 31 (if not renewed, may not write controlled substances after this date)
    • $10 renewal fee
    • NO Grace Period

     

* If the supervising physician has not renewed his/her medical license and ACSC by Dec. 31, 2018, the QACSC/LPSP will become inactive and no refund will be given.

Important: Before renewing a QACSC/LPSP, applicant must earn 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ in prescribing controlled drugs every two years after the initial 12-hour Prescribing and Pharmacology course is taken.




CRNP/CNM QACSC/LPSP Renewals*

The QACSC must be renewed before the LPSP can be renewed. Credit card payments are made separately for each license/registration type. A receipt can be printed upon completion of each transaction.

  • QACSC* (DEA and PDMP registrations required for renewal)
    • Expire December 31
    • $60 renewal fee
    • NO Grace Period

     
  • LPSP* (DEA and PDMP registrations required for renewal)
    • Expire December 31 (if not renewed, may not write controlled substances after this date)
    • $10 renewal fee
    • NO Grace Period

     

* If the collaborating physician has not renewed his/her medical license, ACSC and collaborative agreement by Dec. 31, 2018, the QACSC/LPSP will become inactive and no refund will be given. Collaborating physicians can renew online at www.alrenewals.org.

Important: Before renewing a QACSC/LPSP, applicant must earn 4 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ in prescribing controlled drugs every two years after the initial 12-hour Prescribing and Pharmacology course is taken.




Notice to Limited License and Retired Senior Volunteer License Holders

Ala. Code 34-24-75 and 34-24-75.1 require that a physician holding a Limited License or a Retired Senior Volunteer (RSV) license complete renewal applications for both the Limited or RSV Certificate of Qualification (COQ) and the Limited or RSV license.

A Limited or RSV COQ renewal application must be submitted to the Board before a Limited or RSV license renewal application can be submitted to the Medical Licensure Commission.

The COQ renewal application must be submitted before November 23, 2018, in order to be eligible for license renewal. If the COQ is not renewed by this date, the licensee will be required to start the application process from the beginning and obtain a new license.

To obtain the COQ renewal application, please contact the Dean, Program Director or Chief Medical Officer of the program or facility where you are a participant.




ATTENTION LAWFUL ALIENS/FOREIGN NATIONAL LICENSEES

All lawful aliens/foreign national licensees practicing in this state are required to submit yearly a Declaration of Lawful Presence form with proof of legal presence as a non-permanent alien. This information must be received and processed through SAVE in order to renew licenses for 2019. The online renewal program will not allow any license to be renewed until legal presence documentation has been received and approved by SAVE. Likewise, manual renewals will not be processed without proper documentation.

To download the form, go to www.albme.org/Documents/Forms/declarationform.pdf.

Questions? Contact B. B. McMahan at (334) 833-0173.




Important Reminder for Collaborative Practice Physicians!

A Collaborative Practice registration fee of $200.00 and a commencement form are required when beginning a new Collaborative Practice Agreement. This $200.00 fee is the responsibility of the physician and must be paid before the application for Collaborative Practice can be considered for final approval. Final approval is crucial for the future credentialing of the CRNP or CNM.


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