Please note that an application fee only extends an initial license to the next renewal date. Initial licenses do vary in duration. It is the responsibility of all licensees to renew their license before expiration. Failure to renew shall result in automatic forfeiture or suspension of the license by statute. Licenses which have forfeited are not automatically entitled to renew.

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Medical Corporation or Limited Liability Company

ONLY available for those licensed under SDCL 36-4 (Physician)


If you receive an application or associated forms from a source other than directly from this office or its official web site, the documents may be outdated or not official versions. Application forms will be rejected if not on the current version.

Please note that an initial certificate of registration will vary in duration dependent upon its issuance date. This initial certificate of registration will expire on January 1. It is the responsibility of all certificate of registration holders to renew their certificate of registration before January 1. Failure to renew by January 1 shall result in automatic suspension of the certificate of registration by statute. Certificates of registration which have suspended are not automatically entitled to renew.

Renewal Process — Please see the renewal schedule on the home page to determine if the renewal is available. Renewal applications will be open and available 90 days prior to the expiration date.

You must be current and in good standing with the Secretary of State Office = click to check your status there before you attempt to renew with the Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners:

Reinstatement Process— send written explanation of why you allowed your certificate of registration to be suspended with your original signature to the Board office.  Once your statement is evaluated, you will receive written instructions as to whether your previous certificate of registration can be reinstated. At that time, you will also receive written instructions as to what is required to reinstate and renew your certificate of registration.

Medical Corporation or Limited Liability Company Certificate

  1. Contact Secretary of State and obtain Certificate
  2. Submit to Board office:
    • copy of Certificate - obtained from Secretary of State
    • Articles of Incorporation or Organization and Bylaws
    • Completed Application Form (use ADOBE)
    • $50 fee


  1. Medical Corporation---must state that all officers, directors, and shareholders are licensed pursuant to
    SDCL 36-4.
  2. Limited Liability Company---It must state that all officers, members, and managers are licensed pursuant to SDCL 36-4.