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Physical Therapist Professional License


State Education, Department of

Physical therapists need a license to practice in New York State. The Physical Therapist Professional License is issued by the New York State Department of Education (NYSDOE).

Applicants must meet examination and education requirements. Applicants who have not yet taken the exam can apply for a limited permit. This permit allows someone to practice under the supervision of a licensed physical therapist.

NYS Education Department

Office of the Professions
Registration Unit, State Education Building
2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12234-1000
Phone (518) 474-3817
Fax (518) 402-2323

TDD/TTY: (518) 473-1426

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