Per Executive Order 20-10, license renewal is being deferred for certain license types . Expiration dates for these licenses will now appear as 06/30/2021 on License Lookup unless the licensee has renewed. Licenses for these license types may continue to defer renewal until the COVID-19 State of Emergency is lifted. Licensees who choose to renew may do so beginning in mid-January 2021. Postcards will be sent to licensees when renewal is available for their license type.
NEW: Continuing Competency Waiver Information
NEW: Executive Order: Provisional License Information
NEW: 2020 Continuing Competency Requirement
Anyone practicing medicine and surgery in this state and not specially falling under the exception described in Neb. Rev. Stat. §38-2025 must be licensed in Nebraska as either a physician or as an osteopathic physician and surgeon.
Additional Medical Licensing Types for Special Circumstances:
Physician and Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon
Physician Locum Tenens
Temporary Education Permit
Temporary Visiting Faculty Permit
Nebraska State Patrol fingerprinting locations This site also includes a link to other public LiveScan fingerprinting locations in Nebraska.
Federal controlled substances (DEA) registrant information can be accessed by credentialing organizations, hospitals, and pharmacies after obtaining a user ID and password. To obtain them, contact the Licensure Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition to general license information, this version of the data contains federal controlled substances registration numbers and expiration dates for health care providers that hold a Nebraska license and have submitted proof of holding such federal registration. Federal controlled substances registrant information is validated on licenses at the time of issuance and updated on a quarterly basis.
Federal Controlled Substance Registrant
Applications for licensure are based on all or parts of the following licensing examinations:
A score of 75 percent must be achieved on all steps of the examination. The score must be achieved within four attempts on each step and all steps must be passed within 10 years of passing the first examination.
Reinstating from Inactive or Expired Status:
Reinstating After Disciplinary Action:
Official documentation showing:
Provide documentation of one of the following:
Meet one of the following within the three years immediately preceding the application for licensure:
DHHS Licensure Unit
PO Box 94986
Lincoln NE 68509-4986
Nebraska State Office Building
301 Centennial Mall South
14th & M Streets, 1st Floor
Lincoln NE 68508
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Closed federal holidays.