What is this? A request for evaluation of your criminal history and potential eligibility for licensure prior to application for licensure as a physician, physician assistant, PA, or acupuncturist.
This is important! Do not apply for a Criminal History Evaluation Letter if you are a licensure applicant. Licensure applicants will have criminal history evaluated as part of the licensure application.
Chapter 168 of the Board’s rules addresses criminal history evaluation letters. These rules can be viewed in the Board Rules section of our web site.
You must download and complete the application below, and submit it to the Board along with a fee of $100.
Once your application is received, you will be issued a six-digit identification number and a “Fast Pass” so that you can register to Get Fingerprints. Fingerprinting services will be provided by Integrated Biometric Technology (IBT) for a fee, payable directly to IBT. Results of the fingerprinting will be sent directly to TMB both from the Texas Department of Public Safety Criminal Records and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Fingerprinting – Current fees
As of 02/01/2015 the fee for fingerprinting is $39.70. This fee includes the fingerprint vendor processing fee, DPS processing fee and FBI processing fee.
* What is a Board issued 6-digit ID#?
This number, assigned to you at the time you submitted your request, can be found through contacting the Texas Medical Board Pre-Licensure, Registration, and Consumer Services (PRC) Department at (512) 305-7030 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central Time.