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Florida Occupational Therapy Inactive/Retired Status
An inactive license for an occupational therapist or occupational therapist assistant shall be reactivated upon demonstration that the licensee has satisfied the following requirements:
A licensee may perform no more than twelve (12) hours of continuing education as home study education for each full biennium in which the licensee was in an inactive status and for the last biennium in which the licensee held an active status license.
No provision of this section shall be construed to require the completion of continuing education in any specific subject area, for any biennial period in which continuing education in that subject area was not specifically required by law for renewal of an active license.
The continuing education credits required for reactivation may be earned at any time during the inactive licensure period. Credits allowed to meet this requirement may also include up to twenty-six (26) hours of approved continuing education credits earned during the last biennium in which the licensee held an active status license.
A licensee may place an active or inactive license in retired status at any time. If the license is placed in retired status at the time of renewal the licensee shall pay the retired status fee of $50.00. If the license is placed in retired status at any time other than at the time of license renewal the licensee shall pay the change of status processing fee of $50.00 and the retired status fee of $50.00.
A licensee may reactivate a retired status license at any time, subject to meeting the following requirements:
Fla. Admin. Code R. 64B11-5.003
Fla. Admin. Code R. 64B11-5.004