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WAC 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.]
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