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NPI Application Help
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Topics:
Welcome Page / User Menu
Create Login For Existing NPI Page
Reset Password Page
Individual Profile Page
Address Standardization Page
Add Other Identification Number Page
Select Taxonomy Page 1
Contact Person Page
Change Processing Page
Deactivate NPI Page
Application Security Check page
Login Page
Change Password Page
Organization Profile Page
Business Practice Location Address Page
Delete Other Identification Number Confirmation Page
Select Taxonomy Page 2
Certification Page
View Application Page
Create User ID and Password Page
Change Secret Question and Answer Page
Select Entity Type Page
Business Mailing Address Page
Other Identification Numbers Page
Taxonomy / License Page
Select Group Type Page
Processing Page
NPI Enumerator Contact Information
Select Taxonomy Page 2
Individual providers that render health care services will be required to indicate their classification name / area of specialization on this page.
1. Continue your taxonomy selection by choosing a classification name / area of specialization combination. (e.g., Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians, Dermatology)

2. Certain taxonomy selections will require you to enter your license number and the state where the license was issued. (See the following table). Select Foreign Country in the state drop down box if the license was issued outside of United States.

The License Number field allows the following special characters: ampersand, apostrophe, colon, comma, forward slash, hyphen, left and right parentheses, period, pound sign, quotation mark, and semi-colon. A field cannot contain all special characters.

DO NOT report the Social Security Number (SSN), IRS Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) in this section.

Individual Taxonomies Requiring License Information:
· Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist · Licensed Nurse · Podiatrist
· Chiropractor · Nurse Practitioner · Registered Nurse
· Clinical Nurse Specialist · Optometrist
· Clinical Psychologist · Pharmacist
· Dentist · Physician/Osteopath