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Professional Regulation

License Renewal


Information About Renewal Applications

Podiatrist licenses expire on June 30 of even years (e.g., 2018, 2020). Podiatrist In-Training licenses expire two years from the issuance date.

Several weeks before your license expiration date, a renewal notice will be mailed to the address on your record. This notice will explain how to access the online renewal application. To complete the online renewal application, you must use a credit card to pay your renewal fee.

Please keep your contact information in our records up-to-date so that notices we send will reach you.  To check and update your contact information online, click Change Contact Information.


Renewing an Active License

You must attest to completing the required continuing education (CE). Section 6.0 of the Board’s Rules and Regulations explains the CE requirements.


Renewing an Inactive License/Reactivating

If you are not practicing in Delaware, you may submit a written request to place your license on inactive status for up to five years. It is illegal to practice in Delaware while your license is in inactive status.

To maintain your license in inactive status, you must renew it. CE is not required.

To resume practicing in Delaware, you must reactivate your license. The amount of CE required to reactivate depends on how long your license was inactive. See Section 5.3 of the Rules and Regulations for details.


Renewing an Expired License

If you do not complete renewal by the expiration date, your license will expire. It is illegal to practice in Delaware while your license is expired.

You may submit a late renewal application for up to one year after the expiration date. You must pay a late fee in addition to the renewal fee. Even though you can file a late renewal application, it is illegal to practice until the active license is actually renewed. The late period is not a “grace period.”

If you fail to renew by the end of the one-year period, your license will terminate. To resume practicing in Delaware after termination, you must reapply for licensure.

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