10.38.01.02

.02 Requirements for Licensure.

The following are requirements for an applicant educated in an approved physical therapy or approved physical therapist assistant curriculum in any state:

A. Examination. The following shall be filed with the Board at least 6 weeks before the examination:

(1) An application on the form the Board requires;

(2) The application and national licensing examination fees established in COMAR 10.38.07; and

(3) A post-graduation transcript of credits.

B. Transfer of Examination Scores. The following shall be filed with the Board:

(1) An application on the form the Board requires;

(2) The application fee established in COMAR 10.38.07;

(3) A post-graduation transcript of credits;

(4) A sworn statement that the applicant is not now nor has ever been licensed in another state;

(5) Evidence, satisfactory to the Board, that the applicant is registered to take, or has taken, the national licensing examination in another state; and

(6) A copy of a letter or form to the appropriate reporting service requesting that licensing examination scores be sent to the Board.

C. Waiver of Examination. The following shall be filed with the Board:

(1) An application on the form the Board requires;

(2) The application fee established in COMAR 10.38.07;

(3) A post-graduation transcript of credits;

(4) A copy of a current physical therapy license;

(5) Verification of current license on the form the Board requires; and

(6) A copy of a letter or form to the appropriate reporting service requesting that licensing examination scores be sent to the Board.

D. Additional Requirements. Applicants for licensure shall:

(1) Achieve a passing score on the licensing examinations;

(2) Attend an interview unless the Board waives this requirement; and

(3) Submit to a State and national criminal history records check in accordance with Health Occupations Article, §13302.1, Annotated Code of Maryland.