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Washington Physical Therapy Temporary Permits
Applicants Licensed in Another Jurisdiction
Unless there is a basis for denial of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant license, an applicant who is licensed in another jurisdiction shall be issued a temporary practice permit after receipt of the following documentation by the department of health:
Applicants wishing to receive a temporary practice permit shall be granted an additional ninety (90) days to complete the AIDS education requirement; however, issuance of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant license is contingent upon evidence of having met this requirement.
The temporary permit shall expire upon the issuance of a license by the board; initiation of an investigation by the board of the applicant; or ninety (90) days, whichever occurs first.
An applicant who receives a temporary practice permit and who does not complete the application process may not receive additional temporary practice permits even upon submission of a new application in the future.