Colorado Medical Board: Military/Veteran Licensing

Veterans and members of the military seeking licensure from the Colorado Medical Board should review Rule 910: Rules and Regulations Related to Education, Training, or Service Gained During Military Service.

Physicians
The pathway to licensure for individuals who practiced as a physician in the military and who currently hold a license (in good standing) from another U.S. state or jurisdiction involves applying for licensure via the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact (IMLC) or applying for licensure by endorsement. Please review the relevant statutes, rules, policies, and procedures, including but not limited to:

Additional application information and forms for physician applicants can be found on this website.

Physician Assistants
Individuals who practiced as a physician assistant in the military and who wish to practice in Colorado must submit an application. For physician assistant requirements, please review the relevant statutes, rules, policies, and procedures, including but not limited to:

Additional application information and forms for physician assistant applicants can be found on this website.

Anesthesiologist Assistants
The U.S. military does not currently utilize anesthesiologist assistants, but veterans who wish to practice this profession in Colorado may apply for licensure if they meet licensing requirements. For anesthesiologist assistant requirements, please review the relevant statutes, rules, policies, and procedures, including but not limited to:

Other helpful information for veterans and members of the military can be found on DORA’s main Military and Veterans Programs site. This website also contains information for relocated military spouses. 

If you have questions on licensing of veterans or members of the military, please contact Laura.Bravo@state.co.us