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Texas PT License by Endorsement
The board may issue a license by endorsement to an applicant currently licensed in another state, District of Columbia, or territory of the United States, if they have not previously held a permanent license issued by this board.
Requirements to apply
An applicant seeking licensure by endorsement must:
Licensure of a Military Service Member, Military Veteran, or Military Spouse
The board will waive the application fee and will expedite the issuance of a license by endorsement to a military service member, military veteran, or spouse of a military service member. The applicant must provide official documentation of active duty status or veteran status or the active duty status of the spouse.
A military spouse may qualify to practice in this state under the exemption described in §329.7(b)(5) Exemptions from Licensure if the military service member to whom a military spouse is married is stationed at a military installation in this state.
A military spouse or veteran may qualify to practice in this state under the Compact Privilege.
The board may grant a provisional license to an applicant who is applying for licensure by endorsement if there is a delay in the submission of required documents outside the applicant’s control. The applicant must submit the provisional license fee as set by the executive council. The board may not grant a provisional license to an applicant with disciplinary action in their licensure history. The provisional license is valid for 180 days, or until a permanent license is issued or denied, whichever is first.
The board shall issue a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant license to the provisional license holder if:
Tex. Occ. Code §453.004
Tex. Occ. Code §453.209
Tex. Occ. Code §453.214
22 Tex. Admin. Code §329.6