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The physical therapy licensure compact creates a way for PTs and PTAs to practice or work in multiple states.

To participate in the compact, states must opt in by adopting the compact through legislation. PTs and PTAs in participating states have the option of obtaining a "compact privilege" to practice or work in another participating state if they meet certain criteria.

The PT Compact website lists current participating states.

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