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Texas Medical Board

Due to the increased presence of COVID-19 in the state, TMB offices are closed to any visitors and the public until further notice. The Call Center will continue accepting calls each weekday from 8:30am to 4:30pm until further notice.


As the COVID-19 public health disaster is a rapidly evolving event, the TMB encourages licensees to continue visiting its website for the agency's most up-to-date information and guidance.


To view the updated FAQs, please visit the TMB's webpage:


Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Response




TMB Passes Emergency Rules to Enforce Gov. Abbott’s Executive Order GA-09 (3/24/20)

Gov. Abbott Issues Executive Order Increasing Hospital Capacity, Postponing Certain

 Surgeries (3/22/20)

TMB Waiver for Chronic Pain Patients Granted by Governor Abbott (3/19/20)

Governor Abbott Waives Certain Regulations For Telemedicine Care In Texas (3/17/20)

Governor Abbott Fast-Tracks Licensing For Out-Of-State Medical Professionals (3/14/20)

TMB Responding to Gov. Abbott’s State Disaster Declaration (3/14/20)


Guidance & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


COVID-19 Telemedicine FAQs

COVID-19 Elective Surgeries and Procedures FAQs (Updated 3/29/20)


COVID-19 Emergency Rules


Emergency Rule §178.4

Emergency Rule §187.57

Texas State Board of Pharmacy - §291.30. Medication Limitations 


TMB COVID-19 Disaster Licensing


Licensing for Out-of-State Providers

Retired Physicians Returning to Active Status

Retired Physician Assistants (PAs) Returning to Active Status

Retired Respiratory Care Practitioners (RCPs) Returning to Active Status

Retired Medical Radiologic Technologists (MRTs) Returning to Active Status


How Can You Volunteer?


Physicians and other health professionals wishing to volunteer may register with the Texas

Department of State Health Services' Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry at:


License Information for Current Licensees


COVID-19 Disaster Response – License Renewal/Registration Extensions 


For the Most Up-To-Date Health-Related COVID-19 Information


Texas Department of State Health Services

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug Enforcement Administration COVID-19 Information Page

 Customer Service

Customer Service

Hours: Mon - Fri 8am to 5pm

Phone: (In Texas): (800) 248-4062

(Outside Texas): (512) 305-7030


E-mail TMB

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