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Who We Are

The Virginia Board of Physical Therapy consists of a 7-member Board, as well as administrative, enforcement, licensing, and support staff.

What We Do

We license and regulate Physical Therapists, Physical Therapist Assistants and Direct Access Certification.


The mission of the Department of Health Professions is to ensure safe and competent patient care by licensing health professionals, enforcing standards of practice, and providing information to health care practitioners and the public


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Practitioner Info

Resources for Physical Therapy practitioners.

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Renew License

Health Professionals who are licensed in Virginia can renew their licenses online.

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Continuing Education

Looking for Continuing Education requirements for license renewal? Find out more here.

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File a Complaint

The Department of Health Professions investigates complaints about Virginia healthcare practitioners who may have violated a regulation or law.

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Apply for License

Recent graduates, professionals licensed outside of Virginia, and those wanting to reinstate licenses.

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Laws and Regulations

Review laws and regulations of the Board of Physical Therapy.

Featured News

PT Licensure Compact

PT Licensure Compact information is available on the Board's website. To apply for a PT Compact privilege, please visit the website for the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact at


Changes to Direct Access – Effective July 1, 2023

During the 2023 General Assembly Session, legislation was passed to amend current Va. Code § 54.1-3482 to remove certain timeframes for practitioner referrals for direct access


Upcoming Events

Tue, May 14, 2024 10:00 AM
Board Meeting
Board Room 1

Tue, Aug 13, 2024 10:00 AM
Board Meeting
Board Room 4

Wed, Nov 13, 2024 10:00 AM
Board Meeting
Board Room 2

More information on the Calendar Page.

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Virginia Board of Physical Therapy
Corie E. Tillman Wolf, J.D., Executive Director
Mira H. Mariano, PT, PhD, OCS, President