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Medicine Online License Renewal

Thank you for deciding to renew your license with the Department of Health – Health Professional Licensing Administration. From this site, you can begin the license renewal process.

The renewal process consists of the following steps:

1. License Renewal Application
2. Payment by credit card (Mastercard or Visa) or check (paper renewal only)

You may complete the renewal process online.

You may request a paper form be mailed to you by calling 1-877-672-2174. If you decide to complete a paper renewal, please print all answers and mail the completed renewal to the address below:

Department of Health
Health Regulation and  Licensing Administration
899 North Capitol Street; NE, First Floor
Washington, DC 20002

Please make all checks payable to the DC Treasurer.


To request your license be placed on Paid Inactive status, a paper renewal must be completed. Contact customer service at 1-877-672-2174 for more information.

ATTENTION ALL APPLICANTS FOR A LICENSE, CERTIFICATE, OR REGISTRATION: “The term for a certificate, license, or registration issued or renewed…shall be two (2) years or for the balance of the license period, whichever is shorter.” Title 17 Chapter 40, Section 4006.1

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