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(Effective until February 1, 2020)

PDFWAC 246-919-990

Physician and surgeon fees and renewal cycle.

(1) Licenses must be renewed every two years on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2, except postgraduate training limited licenses.
(2) Postgraduate training limited licenses must be renewed every year to correspond to the program's date.
(3) A retired active physician who resides and practices in Washington and obtains or renews a retired active license is exempt from all licensing fees except for the impaired physician program surcharge authorized by RCW 18.71.310.
(4) The applicants and licensees must pay the following nonrefundable fees:
Title of Fee
Fee
Physicians and surgeons: Chapter 18.71 RCW
Application (annual)*
$491.00
Two-year renewal*
657.00
Late renewal penalty
262.50
Expired license reissuance
262.50
Certification of license
50.00
Duplicate license
15.00
Temporary permit
50.00
Application fee for transitioning from a postgraduate training limited license (annual)*
166.00
Retired active physicians and surgeons:
(Two-year cycle)
Retired active physician who resides and practices in-state per RCW 18.71.080 and 18.130.250 (Washington physician health program surcharge)
100.00
Retired active physician license renewal *(does not meet in-state exemption)
332.00
Retired active late renewal penalty
50.00
Postgraduate limited license fees: RCW 18.71.095
(One-year cycle)
 
Limited license application*
391.00
Limited license renewal*
391.00
Limited duplicate license
15.00
*
The application or renewal fee includes: The Washington physician health program surcharge (RCW 18.71.310(2)) assessed at $50.00 per year, and the University of Washington (UW) HEAL-WA web portal access fee (RCW 43.70.110) assessed at $16.00 per year.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110 (3)(c) and 43.70.250. WSR 12-19-088, § 246-919-990, filed 9/18/12, effective 11/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 43.70.280, 18.31.310, 18.71A.020, 18.71.080, and 43.70.110. WSR 09-16-120, § 246-919-990, filed 8/4/09, effective 8/15/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. WSR 08-15-014, § 246-919-990, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. WSR 06-11-167, § 246-919-990, filed 5/24/06, effective 7/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. WSR 05-12-012, § 246-919-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017, 18.71A.020 and 43.70.280. WSR 02-05-009, § 246-919-990, filed 2/8/02, effective 3/11/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017, 18.130.050(1), 18.130.040(4), 18.130.050(12) and 18.130.340. WSR 99-23-090, § 246-919-990, filed 11/16/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-919-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017 and 43.70.250. WSR 97-15-100, § 246-919-990, filed 7/21/97, effective 8/21/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017 and 18.71A.020. WSR 96-03-073, § 246-919-990, filed 1/17/96, effective 2/17/96.]
(Effective February 1, 2020)

PDFWAC 246-919-990

Physician and surgeon fees and renewal cycle.

(1) Licenses must be renewed every two years on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2, except postgraduate training limited licenses.
(2) Postgraduate training limited licenses must be renewed every year to correspond to the program's date.
(3) A retired active physician who resides and practices in Washington and obtains or renews a retired active license is exempt from all licensing fees except for the impaired physician program surcharge authorized by RCW 18.71.310.
(4) The applicants and licensees must pay the following nonrefundable fees:
Title of Fee
Fee
Original application
 
 
Application
$425.00
 
UW HEAL-WA surcharge*
16.00
 
Washington physician health program surcharge*
50.00
Active license renewal
 
 
Two-year renewal
824.00
 
UW HEAL-WA surcharge*
32.00
 
Washington physician health program surcharge*
100.00
 
Late renewal penalty
300.00
 
Expired license reissuance
262.50
Retired active license renewal
(resides and practices in-state per RCW 18.71.080 and 18.130.250)
 
 
Two-year renewal
(only includes Washington physician health program surcharge)**
100.00
Retired active license renewal
(does not meet in-state exemption)
 
 
Two-year renewal
200.00
 
UW HEAL-WA surcharge*
32.00
 
Washington physician health program surcharge*
100.00
 
Late renewal penalty
100.00
Verification of license
50.00
Duplicate license
15.00
Temporary permit
50.00
Transitioning from postgraduate training limited license
 
 
Application fee
100.00
 
UW HEAL-WA surcharge*
16.00
 
Washington physician health program surcharge*
50.00
Postgraduate limited license: RCW 18.71.095
(One-year cycle)
 
Original application
 
 
Application
325.00
 
UW HEAL-WA surcharge*
16.00
 
Washington physician health program surcharge*
50.00
Limited license renewal
(One-year cycle)
 
 
Renewal
325.00
 
UW HEAL-WA surcharge*
16.00
 
Washington physician health program surcharge*
50.00
 
Limited duplicate license
15.00
*
The Washington physician health program surcharge (RCW 18.71.310(2)) is assessed at $50.00 per year, and the University of Washington (UW) HEAL-WA web portal access fee (RCW 43.70.110) is assessed at $16.00 per year.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and 43.70.280. WSR 19-21-052, § 246-919-990, filed 10/10/19, effective 2/1/20. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110 (3)(c) and 43.70.250. WSR 12-19-088, § 246-919-990, filed 9/18/12, effective 11/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, 43.70.280, 18.31.310, 18.71A.020, 18.71.080, and 43.70.110. WSR 09-16-120, § 246-919-990, filed 8/4/09, effective 8/15/09. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. WSR 08-15-014, § 246-919-990, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250. WSR 06-11-167, § 246-919-990, filed 5/24/06, effective 7/1/06. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. WSR 05-12-012, § 246-919-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017, 18.71A.020 and 43.70.280. WSR 02-05-009, § 246-919-990, filed 2/8/02, effective 3/11/02. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017, 18.130.050(1), 18.130.040(4), 18.130.050(12) and 18.130.340. WSR 99-23-090, § 246-919-990, filed 11/16/99, effective 1/1/00. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-919-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017 and 43.70.250. WSR 97-15-100, § 246-919-990, filed 7/21/97, effective 8/21/97. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.71.017 and 18.71A.020. WSR 96-03-073, § 246-919-990, filed 1/17/96, effective 2/17/96.]
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