Licensing and Registration


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To learn more about the licensure process, select the type of license you wish to apply for from the list of professions below.

The Board has made every effort to include the information you need to apply for licensure on this website. You can visit our Help CenterFAQs and Resources page for frequently asked questions, links, forms, applications and other helpful information.

Florida law provides that an initial application must be reviewed within 30 days. Listed below is the current average number of days at which staff are processing each application type.

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ProfessionNumber of Days
Physical Therapist1-3
Physical Therapy Assistant1-3

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Choose a Profession or Registration

Foreign Trained Physical Therapist & Assistant by Endorsement

Foreign Trained Physical Therapist & Assistant by Examination

U.S. Trained Physical Therapist Assistant by Endorsement

U.S. Trained Physical Therapist Assistant by Examination

U.S. Trained Physical Therapist Assistant by Examination with Temporary Permit

U.S. Trained Physical Therapist by Endorsement

U.S. Trained Physical Therapist by Examination

U.S. Trained Physical Therapist by Examination with Temporary Permit

Out-of-State Telehealth Provider Registration