When to Apply
Apply for a Podiatric Physician In-Training license if you are a Podiatric Physician participating in an:
- in-state Delaware residency program, or
- out-of-state residency program that has a rotation of 45 days or longer in Delaware.
As a Podiatrist In-Training licensee, you are limited to the practice of medicine in the hospital where you are employed except for any outside medical duties that may be assigned as part of your residency program. You must perform outside duties under the supervision of a fully licensed podiatric physician.
Information on How to Apply for a License in DELPROS
All applications are submitted our online system DELPROS. We no longer accept paper applications.
PRIOR TO APPLYING
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:
- Go to: https://delpros.delaware.gov/OH_HomePage.
- Click GO on the Apply/Manage a License and Service Requests tile.
- If you do not have a DELPROS user account, click the REGISTER button on the left side of page for NEW USERS.
- If you already have a DELPROS user account, enter your email address and password on the right side for EXISTING USERS and click the LOGIN button.
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.
- If you do not submit your application within six months of starting it, you will be required to restart the entire online application again.
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.
KNOW YOUR REQUIREMENTS AND COLLECT YOUR DOCUMENTS
- Know the requirements for the license you are pursuing.
- Request and gather all documents required to upload on the Attachments page. All information and forms are located on your profession’s webpages.
ATTACHING AND ACKNOWLEDGING DOCUMENTS
On the ATTACHMENTS page of your application, you may be instructed to:
- either “attach” or “upload” the required document(s) directly to your application. This means you will find the document(s) saved on your computer or device and upload it to your application.
- click “acknowledge.” This means you will either have to mail the documents yourself or request the “third-party” mail the document(s) directly to the Board office.
- Examples of “third-party forms” are transcripts from schools, employment verifications from a supervisor, and license verifications from another state.
- Forms requiring a supervisor signature, seal, or notary may have to be MAILED to the Board office directly UNLESS the document specifically indicates to UPLOAD the document.
The requirements for this license type are provided in the following section(s).
Requirements for All Applicants
In addition to submitting the application and fee in DELPROS, you must submit:
- An official transcript sent directly from your school of podiatric medicine to Board office.
- If you have not graduated at the time of application, submit a letter from the school. The letter must attest that you are in good academic standing and state your expected completion date and degree.
- State of Delaware and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal background checks (CBC). Follow the instructions on the Criminal History Record Check Authorization form to arrange to be fingerprinted. Submit the forms and payment to the State Bureau of Identification (SBI). Do not send these forms to the Board office.
- Allow at least four weeks for the SBI to send criminal history records to the Board office.
- A new criminal background check is required even if the person recently had a criminal background check done for some other reason.
- Arrange for the Board office to receive score reports sent directly from the following exam services:
- For scores on the American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examinations (APMLE) Parts I and II, see www.apmle.com.
- For scores on the APMLE Part III, see www.fpmb.org.
- State/Jurisdiction Licensure Verification sent directly to the Board office from each state or jurisdiction in which you currently hold or have ever held a license.
- Arrange for your Resident Program Director and Supervising Physician to complete and sign the Residency Program Director’s Affidavit.
You must notify the Board office within three days after you complete or withdraw from the residency program.