Texas Licensing Overview for a Physical Therapist

Licensing for a physical therapist in Texas is controlled by the Texas Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners .

General Guidelines for a Physical Therapist in Texas

Follow state requirements to perform physical therapist services, 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?

• Endorsement with a degree from a CAPTE accredited program in the US or it territories.
• Must have credentials evaluated by one of the following organizations: FCCPT, ICA, or University of Texas at Austin
• Foreign-trained applicants must pass TOEFL, TSE and TWE. All applicants must pass the Texas jurisprudence exam.
• Must have an entry level degree in physical therapy granted by a CAPTE-accredited program or the foreign equivalent.

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

Texas Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners

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?

$25