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Michigan Occupational Therapy Licensure by Endorsement

An applicant for an occupational therapist license by endorsement shall submit the required fee and a completed application on a form provided by the department. In addition to meeting the requirements of the code and these rules, an applicant meets the requirements of section 16186 of the code, MCL 333.16186, if the applicant satisfies the requirements of this rule, as applicable.

If an applicant was first registered or licensed in another state of the United States for five (5) years or more immediately preceding the date of filing an application for a Michigan occupational therapist license, then the applicant shall comply with both of the following:

  • Have previously taken and passed the NCBOT certification examination for occupational therapists with a score adopted by the board or the predecessor examination that was administered by the AOTA.
  • Within three (3) years preceding the application for endorsement, the applicant must pass the examination on state laws and rules related to the practice of occupational therapy that is developed and administered by the department or an entity approved by the department with a minimum converted score of 75.

If an applicant was first registered or licensed in another state of the United States for less than five (5) years immediately preceding the date of filing an application for a Michigan occupational therapist license, then the applicant shall comply with all of the following:

  • Graduate from an occupational therapist education program that is accredited by ACOTE, or approved by WFOT, or their predecessor organizations, and meets the standards adopted by the board.
  • Have previously taken and passed the NCBOT certification examination for occupational therapists with a score adopted by the board or the predecessor examination that was administered by the AOTA.
  • Within three (3) years preceding the application for endorsement, the applicant must pass the examination on state laws and rules related to the practice of occupational therapy that is developed and administered by the department or an entity approved by the department with a minimum converted score of 75.
  • Meet the English language requirements if the applicant’s occupational therapist educational program was taught in a language other than English.

In addition to meeting the requirements above, an applicant’s license or registration shall be verified, on a form supplied by the department, by the licensing agency of any state in which the applicant holds a current license or registration or ever held a license or registration as an occupational therapist. If applicable, verification shall include the record of any disciplinary action taken or pending against the applicant.

Citation

Mich. Admin. Code R. 338.1226


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