Application Processing Timeframes

This page shows the current processing times for applications submitted to the Physician Assistant Board (Board). It is updated bi-monthly. The Board processes applications in the order they are received.

Please be advised that the processing times listed for an initial application represent the amount of time for the Board to complete only the initial review. The issuance of a license will be delayed for applications with one or more deficiencies. Licenses are issued on a weekly basis once the applicant has met all licensure requirements.

Review the common issues that may delay licensure for initial and renewal applications.

Current Processing Times for Applications

Updated: 06/14/2024

License Type Application Type Submission Method Target Timeframe Currently Processing Applications Received On
Physician Assistant
Initial Online 30 days May 16, 2024
Renewal Online License expiration updates upon the submission of a completed application and payment. Current Date
Paper License expiration updates within 10-12 business days of the date the renewal application is processed. Current Date