Which type of NPDB search do you need?

Use personal search if you are:
  • applying to a state board for your own license,
  • providing results for a school requirement,
  • applying for medical malpractice insurance for yourself or
  • requesting this for personal use.
Use organizational search if you are:
  • an owner or executive of the organization,
  • authorized to act on the organization's behalf,
  • directed by the organization's owner or an executive to act on their behalf,
  • applying to a state board for an organization's license.

1. Subject Information (Step 1 of 4)

Personal Information


Enter your home or work address. If you request a mailed paper copy of your response, we will ship it to this address. The NPDB is prohibited from mailing your response to a third party.

Military Addresses
Enter APO in the City field.
Enter AE or AA in the State field.
Enter the ZIP code in the ZIP Code fields.

Military Hospital
33 Hospital Way
APO, AA 40040

Profession and Licensure

Professional Schools Attended

Schools or institutions you attended for your professional degree, training or certification (e.g., medical school, certification program)

Identification Numbers

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2. Payment (Step 2 of 4)

Self-Query Fee Changes for This Order

The NPDB fee for Self-Query orders changed on October 1, 2021 and apply to this order. The fee for a Self-Query response is $3.00. It includes a digitally-certified file that you can download and send to an organization. Mailed paper copies of the response can be added to this order for an additional fee of $3.00 per copy. To add mailed paper copies select the Yes option below, then select the number of copies you need. Paper copies cannot be ordered separately.

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3. Review Information (Step 3 of 4)

You did not order any paper copies of your response. Do you need a sealed envelope with a paper copy?

4. Identity Verification (Step 4 of 4)

The NPDB must verify your identity to keep your information confidential. Verify your identity online or manually on paper. If online verification is successful, there is no paper to sign or notarize so the NPDB can process your order right away.

To verify your identity online your credit must be unlocked.

Thank you for previously verifying your identity.

Select the Submit button to submit your order form information.

Possible Reasons:

  • - The name on your order is different from the name on your credit history.
  • - Your address doesn't match any given by your credit history.
  • - You do not have enough credit history.
  • - You have fraud alerts or holds on credit accounts.
  • - If you have a limited credit history, have been the victim of identity theft, or live outside the U.S., you may not be able to verify your identity online.

Next Step: Use a manual process to verify your identity:

  • - Submit your order, then follow the instructions on the next page to print a form and verify your identity with a notary.
  • - Your credit card is not charged until the notarized form is received, the order is processed, and your results are available.

To keep your information secure, you must verify your identity. Once your identity is verified we will process your order.

Click Exit if you wish to return later to verify your identity online. Click Submit if you wish to print an offline identify verification form for notarization.

Submit this form and follow the instructions on the next page. You will print an identity verification form, have it notarized, then send it to the NPDB. We will process your order one business day after we receive the notarized form.

Want your order processed sooner?

Select the Edit button in the Payment section and complete the credit card information. If you are the cardholder you can select online verification when you return to Identity Verification. Most orders using online verification are processed right away.

How do you want to verify your identity?

For faster processing, upload documents to avoid mailing delays. Once successfully processed, you can download the Self-Query response for immediate access.
  • Answer 4 questions regarding financial information that only you will know. Questions are provided by an external identity verification service over a secure server.
  • Questions are only displayed once and you must answer them right away. Your correct answers verify your identity. A notarized signature is NOT required!
  • Your order is processed right away. Most electronic responses are available in 30 seconds.*
  • Print a copy of the Self-Query Identification document.
  • Take the unsigned document to a notary public and sign it in their presence.
  • Prove your identity to the notary by presenting a government-issued form of identification.
  • Send the notarized document to the NPDB. Your order is processed after the document is received and verified.

*Responses may require 1 business day to ensure identity protection.

Online Identity Verification Questions
Due to privacy regulations, you can only attempt to complete the Online Verification process once for each self-query request

Don't know the answers to these questions?