New York Physical Therapist Licensing

• 27 March 2020

New York Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

Licensing for a physical therapist in New York is controlled by the New York State Board for Physical Therapy Office of the Professions .

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in New York

Follow state requirements to perform physical therapist services and check with your local governing rules and regulations.

Who’s allowed to perform these services?

Physical Therapist

General requirements for a physical therapist license?

To be licensed as a Physical Therapist or certified as a Physical Therapist Assistant in New York
State you must:

• Be of good moral character
• Be at least 18 years old
• Meet education and examination requirements
• File an application (Form 1 and fee)

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

New York State Board for Physical Therapy Office of the Professions

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.

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