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California Occupational Therapy Limited Permits
To qualify for a limited permit, a person must have applied to the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) to take the licensing examination within four (4) months of completing the education and fieldwork requirements for licensure or certification and request NBCOT provide their examination score report be forwarded to the Board.
A limited permit shall not be denied to an applicant that has completed the fingerprint, education, and examination requirements, yet is unable to provide transcripts due to the college or university's inability to make the transcripts available to the student or the Board in a timely manner. A limited permit issued pursuant to this section shall only be valid for three (3) months from the date of issuance by the Board.
The limited permit will be cancelled, and the fee forfeited, upon notification to the Board or the limited permit holder by the test administrator that the holder failed to pass the first examination.
Cal. Bus. and Prof. Code § 2570.5
Cal. Code Regs., tit. 16 § 4123