Foreign Educated Graduate Applying for a Physical Therapist Assistant License from a Non-Accredited PT Program

Qualifications

EDUCATION & CREDENTIAL EVALUATION REPORT REQUIREMENTS

Application

STOP! Prior to completing the application answer the following questions.

Do you have a U.S. Social Security Number?

  • If No, do not proceed with submitting an application to the PTBC. Reference the Mandatory Disclosure of U.S. Social Security Number under Application & Examination Instructions below. Be advised that an Individual Tax Identification Number (ITIN) issued by the IRS or an Alternate Identification Number (AIN) issued by the FSBPT CANNOT be used in lieu an SSN.

Have you had your credentials evaluated by an approved evaluation service?

  • If No, do not proceed with submitting an application to the PTBC.

Have you received the "Certificate of Professional Degree Equivalency" (P1G) from the evaluation service?

  • If No, do not proceed with submitting an application to the PTBC.

Submitting an Incomplete Application May be Costly
If an application is processed and is deemed incomplete, the application will be closed. You will then be required to submit a new application, the application processing fee, and have your fingerprints resubmitted to Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation.

APPLICATION PROCESSING TIME FRAME - The PTBC will acknowledge receipt of your application within 30 days. Once all deficiencies in your application are satisfied and your scores are received, a license is generally issued within 45 days. Due to the large volume of applications, please do not contact the PTBC during this period, staff is unable to check on the status of your application.

FEE SCHEDULE - Must be submitted with the application.

APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE - Must be fully completed and signed.

FINGERPRINTING INFORMATION & FORMS

Application & Examination Instructions

WHAT MAKES AN APPLICATION COMPLETE - Please read prior to submitting your application.

EXAMINATION REGISTRATION INFORMATION

DISABILITY ACCOMMODATIONS (D1) FORM & INSTRUCTIONS FOR EVALUATORS

MANDATORY DISCLOSURE OF U.S. SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER

APPLICANTS WITH CRIMINAL HISTORY

WORK STATUS