State Board of Occupational Therapy
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Rules and regulations - A hard copy is available from the Board office upon request.  Remember to include your mailing address with your request. **Please note that the most current version of the Board's rules and regulations is available through this website.

Name change - Will be made only when a copy of an official document (marriage certificate, divorce decree or court order) is submitted with a letter of request.  The fee for a duplicate license is $5.00 (check or money order) payable to the Commonwealth of PA.

Address change - Written requests should include the old address, new address and license number and/or social security number.  The Board must be notified within 10 days of any change in address.

Certification of Licensure to Another State - A $15.00 check made payable to the "Commonwealth of PA" is required. Submit the request form including your name, license number and address of the other state licensing board. Your fee and information should be sent to the State Board of Occupational Therapy, P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105. NOTE:  As a result of document fraud and in an effort to protect its licensees, the Board will only provide direct source verification of your license to another state licensing agency.

 

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Board application forms are available from the Board office upon request. 

Application for Occupational Therapy/Occupational Therapy Assistant

Application for Continuing Education Approval - Individual

Application for Continuing Education Approval - Sponsor

Reactivation Application - Occupational Therapist **NEW**

Reactivation Application - Occupational Therapist Assistant **NEW**

Certification of Licensure Request Form

Questions regarding practice of this profession may be directed to the Office of the State Board: 

Board Administrator, State Board of Occupational Therapy, P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA  17105-2649, (717) 783-1389. 

e-mail:  ST-OCCUPATIONAL@pa.gov

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Board Examination Information:

Occupational Therapist Registered OTR Examination 
Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant COTA Examination 

For examination application contact:  NBCOT, Phone (301) 990-7979; 12 S. Summit Avenue, Suite 100, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4150. The link for online registration can be found at  NBCOT along with examination windows and deadlines.  

 

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License renewal cycle and fees:

Licenses expire June 30 of every odd-numbered year.  The board mails renewal notices 2 to 3 months prior to the license expiration date.  Notices are mailed to the most recent address the licensee has reported to the Board.  The Postal Service does not forward licenses.

Occupational Therapist Assistant
$45.00
Occupational Therapist $55.00

 

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State Board of Occupational Therapy Education and Licensure
P.O. Box 2649, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone - (717) 783-1389
Fax - (717) 787-7769
ST-OCCUPATIONAL@pa.gov


Modified Date: 10/07/2013 08:21 AM