The WV Board of Physical Therapy licenses both Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy Assistants. The information below may be useful for currently licensed PT/PTA's within the state and those individuals wishing to become licensed.
NPTE Navigation Presentation
New grads will find this presentation helful with testing and licensing.
The board does not accept cash nor personal checks. All fees must be paid in the form of a money order, business check or cashiers check.
Instructions and Applications for PT/PTA's
Please be advised the board does not accept cash nor personal checks. All fees must be paid in the form of a money order, business check or cashiers check.
Licensed PT/PTA-Letter of Good Standing
A PT/PTA needing verification (letter of good standing) of their WV license sent to another state jurisdiction must submit a $25.00 money order or cashier's check payable to "WVBOPT" to the Board office.
Code of Ethics
The Code of Ethics sets forth ethical principles for the Physical Therapy profession. Members of this profession are responsible for maintaining and promoting ethical practice.
Statute & Rules for the WV Board of Physical Therapy
View, download, and print the Statute and State Rules pertaining to Physical Therapy.
Foreign Educated PT Applicants ONLY
Click above for the licensing process for PT Applicants that were educated outside the United States.
Requirements to become licensed in WV as a Physical Therapist or Physical Therapy Assistant.
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