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The Idaho State Board of Medicine is open. Due to physical distancing efforts in response to COVID-19, the Board of Medicine is limiting in-person business interactions. All our employees are available to answer any questions you have via e-mail, or you may contact our agency by telephone at 208-327-7000. You may experience delays in reaching staff during this time, and we appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience in advance.


Renewal Period Closed - Online Reinstatement Open

If you are a licensed health professional with an extended expiration date of October 31, 2020, and you have not initiated renewal, your license has been cancelled. Please click “Online Reinstatement” under Quick Links. In addition to your renewal fee, you must also pay a Reinstatement Fee.


BOM and IMA Statement on Physician Notes for Mask Exemptions

On November 6, 2020, the Board of Medicine adopted a joint statement with the Idaho Medical Association on physician notes for mask exemptions.


Face coverings during patient care

On October 22, 2020, the Board of Medicine adopted the FSMB Statement on providers wearing face coverings during patient care:

FSMB Statement on Wearing Face Coverings During Patient Care


Board of Medicine COVID-19 Proclamation
Licensure protocol during COVID-19
Licensing and practice during COVID-19
Administrative rules temporarily suspended in response to COVID-19
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Mandatory PDMP check begins 10/1/2020

Starting on October 1, 2020, prescribers will be required to check the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP).

FAQ for PDMP Mandatory Checking – Idaho State Board of Pharmacy