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Illinois Physical Therapy Reciporcity
What must be included in the application?
An applicant who is currently licensed under the laws of another state or territory of the United States and who wishes to be licensed as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant by endorsement shall submit:
The Division shall examine each endorsement application to determine whether the requirements in the jurisdiction at the date of licensing were substantially equivalent to the requirements then in force in this State.
The Division shall either issue a license by endorsement to the applicant or notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial of the application.
When an applicant for licensure by endorsement as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant is notified in writing by the Division that the application is complete, the applicant may practice in Illinois for one year or until licensure has been granted or denied, whichever period of time is lesser.
225 ILCS 90/11
68 Ill. Admin Code § 1340.50