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Practice in Another State

Perhaps you want to open an office in another state or maybe you want to provide therapy at a client's home and the client lives across state lines. There are many reasons to want to practice in multiple jurisdictions.


Physical Therapy Compact

Practicing in another state may not even require obtaining a full license in that state. The Physical Therapy Compact (PT Compact) is an agreement between member states to improve access to physical therapy services for the public by increasing the mobility of eligible physical therapy providers to work in multiple states. For more information on the PT Compact, and to see if you are eligible to participate, visit


How to Become Licensed in Another State

The process of applying for licensure in another state may vary, but the information below will help get you started.

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