Topic: Requirements for Licensure by Examination
Important:This chart has the requirements for graduates of CAPTE accredited programs that do not hold a license in another US state.

Summary

Graduate of Approved Program 53
Pass National Examination 53
Transcripts 16
Jurisprudence Assessment 29
Criminal Background Check 28
Professional Liability Insurance 4
Other 30

Requirements for Licensure by Examination

State Graduate of Approved Program Pass National Examination Transcripts Jurisprudence Assessment Criminal Background Check Professional Liability Insurance Other
Alabama Yes (Reference: AL Admin Code 700-X-2-.01 (1)) Yes (Reference: AL Administrative Code Chapter 700-X-2-.05 (1)a) Yes (Reference: AL Admin Code 700-X-2-.03(2)(a)2.(ii)) Yes (Reference: 700-X-2-.04) Yes (Reference: AL Admin Code 700-X-2-.02)
Alaska Yes (Reference: Alaska Statute Sec. 08.84.030.(1)) Yes (Reference : 12 AK Admin Code 54.080(a) ) Yes (Reference: 12 Alaska Admin Code 54.040.(b)) Yes (Reference: 12 AAC 54.030.(4)) Yes (Reference: 12 AAC 54.030.(3))
Arizona Yes (Reference: AZ Code 32-2022.A.3) Yes (Reference: AZ Code 32-2022.A.4) Yes (Reference: AZ Admin Code R4-24-201.B.1.) Yes (Reference: AZ Code 32-2022.A.5) Yes (Reference: AZ Code 32-2053) Yes (Reference: AZ Code 32-2022.A.1)
Arkansas Yes (Reference: AR Physical Therapy Practice Act 17-93-303.) Yes (Reference: AR Physical Therapy Practice Act 17-93-303.) Yes (Reference: AR Admin Code IIIB.1) Yes (Reference: AR Physical Therapy Practice Act 17-93-303.(4) and 17-93-304.(3)) Yes (Reference: AR Physical Therapy Practice Act 17-93-303.)
California Yes (Reference: CA Business and Professsions Code Division 2 Chapter 5.7 Article 5 2650.) Yes (Reference: CA Business and Professsions Code Division 2 Chapter 5.7 Article 5 2656.) Yes (Reference: CA Business & Professions Code 2636.(a)(1)) Yes (Reference: California Business & Professions Code 144) Yes (Reference: CA Business and Professsions Code Division 2 Chapter 5.7 Article 5 2653.)
Colorado Yes (Reference: 4 CO Code of Regulations 732-1.204.A) Yes (Reference: 4 CO Code of Regulations 732-1.104.A) Yes (Reference: CO Revised Statute 12-41-103.6.(2)(f)(III)) Yes (Reference: CO Revised Statute 12-41-114.5)
Connecticut Yes (Reference: CT General Statutes Sec. 20-70) Yes Yes (Reference: CT General Statutes Section 20-73d)
Delaware Yes (Reference: Title 24 DE Admin Code 2600.7.2.1) Yes (Reference: Title 24 DE Admin Code 2600.7.4) Yes (Reference: Title 24 DE Admin Code 2600.7.2.1) Yes (Reference: Title 24 DE Admin Code 2600.7.2.3) Yes (Reference: Title 24 DE Admin Code 2600.7.2.2)
District of Columbia Yes (Reference: DC Municipal Regulations 6702.1) Yes (Reference: DC Municipal Regulations 6704.3) Yes (Reference: DC Municipal Regulations 6702.2) Yes (Reference: DC Municipal Regulations 6704.6) Yes (Reference: DC Municipal Regulations Chapter 8501)
West Virginia Yes (Reference: WV Code §30-20-8(a)(4)) Yes (Reference: WV Legislative Rules §16-1-4.1) Yes (Reference: WV Code §30-41-2) Yes (Reference: WV Legislative Rule §16-1-3)
Florida Yes (Reference: FL Statutes 486.031(3)(a)) Yes (Reference: FL Admin Code 64B17-3.002(1)) Yes (Reference: FL Admin Code 64B17-3.002(1)) Yes (Reference: FL Statutes 486.031)
Georgia Yes (Reference: GA Statute § 43-33-12.(1)) Yes (Reference: GA Statute § 43-33-12.(2)) Yes (Reference: GA Rule 490-2-.02(1)(a)2.)
Hawaii Yes (Reference: HI Statute §461J-6(a)) Yes (Reference: HI Statute §461J-6(b)) Yes (Reference: HI Admin Rules §16-110-20(b)(1))
Idaho Yes (Reference: Idaho Statute 54-2210.(2)) Yes (Reference: Idaho Statute 54-2210.(2)) Yes (Reference: Idaho Admin Code 175.2)
Illinois Yes (Reference: IL Admin Rules Title 68, Ch VII, Subchapter b Section 1340.20) Yes (Reference: IL Admin Rules Title 68, Ch VII, Subchapter b Section 1340.20g)
Indiana Yes (Reference: IN Code 25-27-1-6 Sec. 6.(b)) Yes (Reference: IC 25-27-1-8 Sec 8 (1)) Yes (Reference: IN Code 25-27-1-6 Sec 6)
Kansas Yes (Reference: KS Statutes Annotated 65-2909.(a)) Yes (Reference: KS Statutes Annotated 65-2906.(b)(3)) Yes (Reference: KS Admin Regs 100-29-15.) Yes (Reference: KS Statutes Annotated 65-2906)
Kentucky Yes (Reference: 201 KY Admin Regulations 22:020.Section 2(1)(a)) Yes (Reference: KY Revised Statutes 327.050(6)) Yes (Reference: 201 KY Admin Regulations 22:020.Section 2(1)(d)) Yes (Reference: KY Revised Statute 327.310) Yes (Reference: 201 KY Admin Regulations 22:020.Section 2)
Louisiana Yes (Reference: Louisiana Revised Statutes 37§2409(5)) Yes (Reference: Louisiana Revised Statutes 37§2409(6)) Yes (Reference: Louisiana Revised Statutes 37§2409(5)) Yes (Reference: LA Revised Statute 37:2413) Yes (Reference: Louisiana Revised Statutes 37§2409(1-4))
Maine Yes (Reference: ME Revised Statutes Annotated §3114-A1.B.) Yes (Reference: ME Revised Statutes Annotated §3114-A1.C.)
Maryland Yes (Reference: MD Health Occupations Article Title 13 § 13-303(a)(1)) Yes (Reference: Code of MD Regs Title 10 Subtitle 38 Chapter 01. Section 02 D.(1)) Yes (Reference: Code of MD Regulations title 10.01B(14)(b)) Yes (Reference: Code of MD Regs Title 10 Subtitle 38 Chapter 01. Section 02 D.(1))
Massachusetts Yes (Reference: Massachusetts General Laws. Part I, Title XVI, Chapter 112, Section 231.(b)) Yes (Reference: Massachusetts General Laws. Part I, Title XVI, Chapter 112, Section 231.(d)) Yes (Reference: 259 CMR 2.02 (2) (a) 2.d.)
Michigan Yes (Reference: MI Admin Code R 338.7132 Rule 32.(a)) Yes (Reference: MI Admin Code R 338.7132 Rule 32.(b)) Yes (Reference: MI Admin Code R 338.7132 Rule 32.(c))
Minnesota Yes (Reference: MN Statute 148.721 Subdivision 1-2) Yes (Reference: MN Statute 148.721 Subdivision 1-2) Yes (Reference: MN Statute 148.705 Subdivision 2(a)(4)) Yes (Reference: MN Statute 148.723) Yes (Reference: MN Statute 148.705 Subdivision 2)
Mississippi Yes (Reference: Annotated MS Code § 73-23-47.) Yes (Reference: Annotated MS Code § 73-23-47.) Yes (Reference: MS Regulations Title 30 Rule 1.1 3.d.) Yes (Reference: MS Code Ann. § 73-23-101) Yes (Reference: MS Regulations Title 30 Rule 1.1)
Missouri Yes (Reference: 20 CSR 2150-3.010(2)) Yes (Reference: 20 CSR 2150-3.030(2)) Yes (Reference: 20 CSR 2150-3.010(3)) Yes (Reference: 20 CSR 2150-3.010(7)) Yes (Reference: MO Revised Statutes Chapter 334) Yes (Reference: 20 CSR 2150-3.010)
Montana Yes (Reference: MT Code Annotated 37-11-303(b)) Yes (Reference: MT Code Annotated 37-11-303(c)) Yes (Reference: MT Admin Rules 24.177.501(6)) Yes (Reference: MT Code Annotated 37-11-312) Yes (Reference: MT Code Annotated 37-11-303)
Nebraska Yes (Reference: NE Statute 38-2921.(1)) Yes (Reference: NE Statute 38-2921.(3)) Yes (Reference: 172 NAC 137-003.01.4b) Yes (Reference: Revised Statutes of NE Section 1. Section 38-131(1)) Yes (Reference: NV Admin Code 640.020)
Nevada Yes (Reference: NV Revised Statute 640.080.2) Yes (Reference: NV Revised Statute 640.080.3) Yes (Reference: NV Admin Code 640.020.2.(a)) Yes (Reference: NV Admin Code 640.040.2) Yes (Reference: NV Revised Statute 640.090.1.d) Yes (Reference: NV Revised Statute 640.080)
New Hampshire Yes (Reference: NH Law Chapter 328-A:5.I. (c )) Yes (Reference: NH Law Chapter 328-A:5I.(d)) Yes (Reference: NH Rules Phy 303.01) Yes (Reference: NH Rules Phy 303.07(a)) Yes (Reference: New Hamsphire Statute 328-A:5-aIII.(a)(4)) Yes (Reference: NH Rules Phy 303.01)
New Jersey Yes (Reference: NJ Admin Code 13:39A-5.1a)3)) Yes (Reference: NJ Admin Code 13:39A-5.1a)6)) Yes (Reference: NJ Administrative Code 13:39A-5.3a)) Yes (Reference: NJ Public Law 2017, c.304) Yes (Reference: NJ Admin Code 13:39A-5.1)
New Mexico Yes (Reference: NM Admin Code 16.20.3.8.A.(5)) Yes (Reference: NM Admin Code 16.20.2.8) Yes (Reference: NM Admin Code 16.20.3.8.A.(5)) Yes (Reference: NM Admin Code 16.20.2.10)
New York Yes (Reference: NY Admin Rules §77.1.b) Yes (Reference: NY Admin Rules §77.2.a) Yes (Reference: NY Education Law Article 136 § 6734)
North Carolina Yes (Reference: NC General Statute 90-270.29.(2)) Yes (Reference: 21 NCAC 48B .0103(a)) Yes (Reference: NC General Statute § 90-270.26.) Yes (Reference: 21 NCAC 48E .0113) Yes (Reference: 21 NCAC 48B .0103)
North Dakota Yes (Reference: NDAC Title 61.5-02-02-01) Yes (Reference: NDAC Title 61.5-02-02-01.1.d) Yes (Reference: NDAC Title 61.5-02-02-01.1.c) Yes (Reference: NDAC Title 61.5-02-02-01.1.e) Yes (Reference: ND Century Code Title 43-26.2) Yes (Reference: NDAC Title 61.5-02-02-01.)
Ohio Yes (Reference: OH Revised Code 4755.42(A)(4)) Yes (Reference: OH Revised Code 4755.43(A)) Yes (Reference: OH Revised Code 4755.43(B)) Yes (Reference: OH Revised Code 4755.70(B))
Oklahoma Yes (Reference: OK Admin Code 435:20-3-1.(a)) Yes (Reference: Oklahoma Administrative Code 435:20-3-5.(d)) Yes (Reference: Oklahoma Statutes Title 59, Section 887.19)
Oregon Yes (Reference: OR Admin Rules 848-010-0010) Yes (Reference: OR Admin Rules 848-010-0015) Yes (Reference: OR Admin Rules 848-010-0015) Yes (Reference: OR Revised Statute 688.24)
Pennsylvania Yes (Reference: PA Admin Code § 40.11.(a)) Yes (Reference: PA Admin Code § 40.13) Yes (Reference: PA Admin Code § 40.69.(a)) Yes (Reference: PA Admin Code § 40.12)
Puerto Rico Yes (Reference: PR Practice Act 12.§ 245) Yes (Reference: PR Practice Act 12.§ 246.)
Rhode Island Yes (Reference: Rhode Island Regulations R5-40-PT/PTA 3.1.c) Yes (Reference: Rhode Island Regulations R5-40-PT/PTA 3.1.d) Yes (Reference: Rhode Island Regulations R5-40-PT/PTA 3.1)
South Carolina Yes (Reference: SC Regulations 101-04.(1)) Yes (Reference: SC Regulations 101-04.(4)) Yes (Reference: SC Statute SECTION 1. Chapter 45, Title 40)
South Dakota Yes (Reference: SD Codified Law 36-10-27.) Yes (Reference: SD Codified Law 36-10-29.)
Tennessee Yes (Reference: TN Admin Code 1150-01-.04.(1)(b)) Yes (Reference: TN Admin Code 1150-01-.04.(1)(c)) Yes (Reference: TN Admin Rules 1150-01-.05(1)(f)) Yes (Reference: TN Admin Rules 1150-01-.05(1)(i)) Yes (Reference: TN Admin Rules 1150-01-.05)
Texas Yes (Reference: TX Occupations Code Sec. 453.203.(a)(1)) Yes (Reference: TX Occupations Code Sec. 453.205.(a)) Yes (Reference: TX Occupations Code Sec. 453.205.(g)) Yes (Reference: TX Occupations Code Sec 453.215)
Utah Yes (Reference: UT Admin Code R156-24b-302a.(1)) Yes (Reference: UT Admin Code R156-24b-302b.(1)) Yes (Reference: UT Code 58-24b-302.(1)(d)) Yes (Reference: UT Code 58-24c)
Vermont Yes (Reference: VT Physical Therapy Rule Part 2.3(a)(1)) Yes (Reference: VT Physical Therapy Rule Part 2.3(a)(2))
Virgin Islands Yes (Reference: 27 V.I.C. § 165c.(a)(2)) Yes (Reference: 27 V.I.C. § 165c.(a)(3)) Yes (Reference: 27 V.I.C. § 165c.(a)(3))
Virginia Yes (Reference: 18VAC112-20-40.A) Yes (Reference: 18VAC112-20-60.3.)
Washington Yes (Reference: WA Revised Statute 18.74.030(1)(b)) Yes (Reference: WA Revised Statute 18.74.035(1)) Yes (Reference: Revised Code of WA 18.74.500 Article III(2))
Wisconsin Yes (Reference: WI Statute PT 1.03(1)( c)) Yes (Reference: WI Statute PT 2.01 (1)) Yes (Reference: WI Admin Code PT 2.01(6)(c ))
Wyoming Yes (Reference: WY Admin Code Chapter 3 Section 1.) Yes (Reference: WY Admin Code Chapter 3 Section 1.(a)(v)) Yes (Reference: WY Admin Code Chapter 3 Section 1.(a)(iv)) Yes (Reference: WY Admin Code Chapter 3 Section 1.(a)(vii)) Yes (Reference: WY Admin Code Chapter 3 Section 1.(a)(x)) Yes (Reference: WY Admin Code Chapter 3 Section 1.)
Iowa Yes (Reference: IA Code Ch 148A.4.1) Yes (Reference: IA Code Ch148A.4.2) Yes (Reference: IA Code Ch 147C.1) Yes (Reference: IA Admin Code 645—200.2(147))