Colorado Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

Licensing for a physical therapist in Colorado is controlled by the Colorado Office of Physical Therapy Licensure.

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in Colorado

Specific requirements to perform physical therapist services can generally be used as a guideline, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Physical Therapist

General requirements for a physical therapist license?

• Applicant is required to demonstrate that they have successfully completed a physical
therapy program.

If applying to take the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) an applicant
must:

• Successfully completed a physical therapy program to be eligible to graduate within 90 days of the program.
• Meet the Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) current eligibility requirements in effect at the time of registering for the NPTE, including any exam retake or low score limit policies.
• Must graduate from a physical therapy program and pass the NPTE within 2 year immediately preceding the date of application.

What’s the state licensing site for a physical therapist?

Colorado Office of Physical Therapy Licensure

What are some training programs available for a physical therapist?

See training programs

How long is a license good for and when do I need to renew?

Check with local governing body for updated details.

What are fees associated with licensing?

Check with local governing body for updated details.