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You should only apply for this type of dental licensure if you are a dentist who is contracted to practice at a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in Delaware. The Dentist-FQHC Provisional license allows you to practice dentistry in Delaware…
Because FQHC is a “temporary pathway” to full licensure as a Dentist, you must submit both Dentist and Dentist-FQHC online applications in DELPROS, the online portal. First, submit the Dentist application, processing fee, exam fee and documentation. Then, submit the Dentist-FQHC application, processing fee, and FQHC documentation in DELPROS. The licensure requirements are the same, with the exception of the FQHC information and the timing of when you can take the examinations. Therefore, you have to submit both applications, all exam and license fees separately, but the supporting documentation only once. For additional information and requirements for the Dentist license, see the Dentist License webpage.
The Dentist-FQHC Provisional license is valid only for two years from the date it is issued. It is not renewable.
During the two-year period that the license is valid, you…
All applications are submitted our online system DELPROS. We no longer accept paper applications.
In order to apply for a license or submit a service request, you must first have a DELPROS user account. To LOG IN or CREATE a DELPROS (Delaware Professional Regulation Online Services) user account:
DELPROS allows you to save your incomplete application and return to it later to finish the process. You only have six (6) months to submit your application once you begin.
You may check the status of your application online throughout the entire application process by using the “View Application Status” feature in DELPROS on your e-License dashboard.
On the ATTACHMENTS page of your application, you may be instructed to:
The requirements for this license type are provided in the following section(s).
As the applicant, it is your responsibility – not the responsibility of the FQHC – to submit the documents listed below. A Dentist-FQHC Provisional license will not be issued until the Board office receives the documents listed below. Do not begin working at a Delaware FQHC until a Dentist-FQHC Provisional license is issued to you.
Remember, you must submit both the Dentist-FQHC and the Dentist applications, processing and exam fees, and supporting documentation in DELPROS.
The required supporting documentation that you must submit for the Dentist-FQHC application is:
During the two-year period that your Dentist-FQHC Provisional License is valid, you must meet the examination requirements for a Delaware Dentist license. The Board may deny you full Dentist licensure if you fail to meet these requirements. For additional details on the exams, see Examinations webpage.