Hyperbaric Oxygen Permits

Every podiatric physician administering Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) must apply to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation for a permit. Only licensed podiatric physicians may apply for this permit.


Training Requirement

You must be able to show evidence of successful completion of a hyperbaric medicine team training course that is recognized by the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society.

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Application and Fee

To apply for the permit, submit a completed Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Permit Application (PDF) with the non-refundable fee of $25.

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Send completed forms by mail to:

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation
Podiatry Program
PO Box 12157
Austin, TX 78711-2157

Certificates are valid for one year and expire January 31st.


Display of Permit

A hyperbaric oxygen certificate must be clearly displayed in the office alongside the original license.


Change of Address

Certificate holders must inform the department of any address change or change of hospital setting no later than ten (10) business days after the change is made.