Medical Advisory Board

Duties of the Medical Advisory Board

Pursuant to Health and Safety Code, Title 2, Sec. 12.095, the Department of Public Safety (DPS) of the State of Texas may request an opinion or recommendation from the medical advisory board as to the ability of an applicant or license holder to operate a motor vehicle safely or to exercise sound judgment with respect to the proper use and storage of a handgun, DSHS shall convene a panel to consider the case or question submitted by that department. 

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Applicants: You must fill out the Authorization to Release Medical Information form. Take this form along with the Applicant Medical History form to your physician. Your physician will complete the medical history form and submit both to the Medical Advisory Board.
Physician instruction on submitting forms to the Medical Advisory Board are on the form. 
Important note: Both forms must be signed.  Failure to sign forms returned to the Medical Advisory Board will result in processing delays.

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Contact Information

Mailing Address:
Texas Department of State Health Services
Medical Advisory Board (MC 2835)
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347

Phone: (512) 834-6738/(512) 834-6739
Fax: (512) 834-6736
Email: Texas Medical Advisory Board

Last updated December 6, 2018