Skip to main content

PTs and PTAs who want to practice in multiple states can face piles of paperwork, long delays, and significant expenses. An interstate licensure compact system soon may offer a solution.

Feature - Multiple States

Imagine you're going on cross-country road trip—Virginia to California, let's say. You gas up and head west. As you cross the border into West Virginia, you're pulled over immediately by the state police, who direct you to the nearest DMV, where you're told that your Virginia license is no good here. You must have a West Virginia driver's license if you want to drive in that state.

Log in or create a free account to keep reading.

Join APTA to get unlimited access to content.

You Might Also Like...


Compact but Growing

Jun 1, 2020

An increasing number of states are joining the Physical Therapy Compact.


License to Delegate?

Jun 1, 2020

A busy PT is taken to task.


CMS Officially Recognizes Compacts

May 8, 2020

Now available: a CMS MLN Matters resource verifying the agency’s recognition of interstate license compacts.