Licensing and Registration


Any person desiring to be licensed as a Podiatric Physician, Certified Podiatric X-ray Assistant or Podiatric Resident, must apply to the Florida Department of Health. To learn more about the licensure process, select the type of license you wish to apply for from the list of professions below.

The Board has made every effort to include the information you need to apply for licensure on this website. You can visit our Help CenterFAQs and Resources page for frequently asked questions, links, forms, applications and other helpful information.

Florida law provides that an initial application must be reviewed within 30 days. Below is the average number of days we are currently processing at.

ProfessionNumber of Days
Podiatric Physician1-3
Podiatric Residency Program1-3
Certified Podiatric X-Ray Assistant1-3
Podiatric Resident Registration1-3


Choose a License Type, Resident or Program

Podiatric Residency Program

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