Physical Therapy Licensing is done through the DC Department of Health – Board of Physical Therapy

Term of License
All licenses expire at 12:00
midnight of January 31st of each odd-numbered year.

To qualify for the renewal of a license, an applicant shall have completed forty (40) hours of approved continuing education during the two (2) years’ period preceding the date the license expires, which shall include:

  • No more than twenty (20) hours of approved continuing education credits earned through internet courses
  • Ten percent (10%) of the total required continuing education shall be in the subjects determined by the Director as public health priorities of the District, which shall be duly published every five (5) years or as deemed appropriate;
  • Two (2) hours of LGBTQ continuing education

Application Packages

Additional Information

Contact Phone: (877) 672-2174
Contact Fax: (202) 724-8677
Contact TTY: 711
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 8:15 am to 4:30 pm
Board Meetings: Monthly on the second Wednesday