States You Can Get a Physician License in Under Eight Weeks

Posted on: July 01, 2021

written by

Chris Keeley

Chances are you have chosen the locum tenens career path because of its flexible nature. A key factor in a provider’s decision to go locum is often having the ability to travel around the country. One of the major things holding providers back is not having the appropriate state license.

As you know, each state has their own timeframe in which a new license can be issued. However, here are the states where you can get a new physician license in eight weeks or less.

At a quick glance, Utah and Ohio have the fastest turnaround time. Read on to learn about the specifics of each state.

Additional Information


Never been to Iowa before? Check out our open jobs and see what it has to offer!


Want to get in touch with nature? Experience the stunning scenery of Montana through a locum tenens assignment! Check out our open jobs today!


If a physician qualifies, they can apply for an expedited license which only takes about 3-6 weeks.

Visit Ohio on your next assignment! Check out our open jobs!


Check out our open jobs in Utah and don’t forget your ski equipment!

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About Chris Keeley

Chris Keeley was formerly the content marketing copywriter for Barton Associates. Native to the Boston area, Chris joined Barton Associates in May 2019 after earning his degree in journalism from Salem State University.

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