Illinois Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

Licensing for a physical therapist in Illinois is controlled by the Illinois Department of Professional Regulation .

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in Illinois

Specific state requirements to perform physical therapist services should be followed, but make sure to check with your local governing rules and regulations as well.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Physical Therapist

General requirements for a physical therapist license?

• A completed and signed application on forms provided by the Division
• Certification of graduation from a physical therapist program, signed by the Director of the Physical Therapy Program or other authorized university official and bearing the seal of the university
• The required fee

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

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

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.