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Illinois Occupational Therapy Reciprocity

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:

    • A completed and signed application, on forms provided by the Division;
    • Certification, on forms provided by the Division, of successful completion of an approved physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program as set forth in Section 1340.20;
    • Certification from the state or territory of original licensure and the state in which the applicant is currently licensed and practicing, if other than original, stating the time during which the applicant was licensed in that state, whether the file on the applicant contains record of any disciplinary actions taken or pending, and the applicant's license number;
    • If the applicant's first language is not English, certification of passage of TOEFL.  This provision does not apply to individuals who are licensed in a U.S. jurisdiction and have been actively practicing in another U.S. jurisdiction for 3 years prior to the date of application for licensure in Illinois;
    • A report of the applicant's examination record forwarded directly from the test reporting service; and
    • The required fee.


225 ILCS 75/3

225 ILCS 75/13

68 Ill. Admin. Code 1315.150

68 Ill. Admin. Code 1340.50

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