Military Expedite

The Physician Assistant Board is required to expedite the licensing process for an applicant who meets one of the following criteria:

A. Serving in the Military: Are you an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States? If yes, please provide the following:

B. Military Veteran: Have you ever served as an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States and were honorably discharged? If yes, please provide the following:

C. Active Duty Military Spouses or Partners: Are you married to, or in a domestic partnership or other legal union with, an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States and hold a current license in another state? If yes, please provide the following:

  • Application for PA Licensure (can be submitted online).
  • A copy of the marriage certificate or certified declaration/registration of domestic partnership filed with the Secretary of State. For other forms of "legal union" not recognized by California, you may submit other documentary evidence of legal union issued by the State that recognizes your legal union issued by the State that recognizes your legal union for consideration by the board in meeting this requirement.
  • A copy of the military orders establishing duty station in California.