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Pennsylvania PT Identification and Notification

Individual Identification

The board shall issue a license to a physical therapist who successfully establishes his eligibility under the terms of this act and an individual who holds a license pursuant to this section may use the words physical therapist or licensed physical therapist and he shall use the letters PT in connection with his name or place of business to denote his licensure hereunder. A licensed physical therapist may include designations for physical therapy degrees, including MPT and DPT when a master's or doctor's of physical therapy degree has been earned from a regionally accredited institution of higher education, academic degrees, specialist certification and other credentials after the letters PT.

Notice of Information Changes

If a licensee’s mailing address changes, the licensee shall notify the Board in writing within 10 days.

Name and/or Address Change


63 P. S. § 6

49 Pa. Code § 40.19

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