2023 License Renewals - Detailed Instructions

Renew licenses and registrations via the Licensee Portal

All licenses and registrations expire Dec. 31

  • Log in using your last name and last five digits of your SSN.
  • Review and update your profile information.
  • Scroll to License Information and click “Renew” in the appropriate row (renew medical license first).
  • Return to the Licensee Portal home page to renew ACSC, pain management registration, etc. 
  • Pay for all renewals using the shopping cart and credit card or e-check.
  • To print certificates: on Licensee Portal home page, scroll to License Information and click the printer icon in the appropriate row.
  • To print receipts: go to Payment History button at the top of the Licensee Portal home page.  

If you do not wish to renew your license, you can request non-renewal status. You will not receive renewal reminders and your license will convert to inactive status at midnight on Jan. 31. To resume medical practice in Alabama, physically or via telemedicine, you are required to apply for reinstatement of your medical license.


Licenses/registrations available for renewal

Registrations Not Requiring Renewal

Continuing Medical Education Requirements

  • License renewal:  Annual requirement for MD/DO and PA/AA licenses is 25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM per calendar year. 
  • ACSC renewal:  Two AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM in controlled substances prescribing every two years.
  • QACSC renewal:  Four AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM every two years through a Board-approved course.
  • See the Continuing Medical Education page for additional information on CME requirements.


Qualified Alabama Controlled Substances Certificate/Limited Purpose Schedule II Permit

  • PAs should renew license before renewing QACSC and LPSP.  QACSC must be renewed before LPSP can be renewed. 
  • CRNPs/CNMs may renew QACSC/LPSP through the Licensee Portal.
  • If the supervising/collaborating physician's medical license and ACSC are not renewed for 2022, any QACSC/LPSP issued under a physician’s ACSC will become inactive.  
  • Please contact QACSC/LPSP Department with questions.

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