TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1340 ILLINOIS PHYSICAL THERAPY ACT
SECTION 1340.50 ENDORSEMENT


 

Section 1340.50  Endorsement

 

a)         An applicant who is currently licensed under the laws of another state or territory of the United States and who wishes to be licensed as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant by endorsement shall submit:

 

1)         A completed and signed application, on forms provided by the Division;

 

2)         Certification, on forms provided by the Division, of successful completion of an approved physical therapist or physical therapist assistant program as set forth in Section 1340.20;

 

3)         Certification from the state or territory of original licensure and the state in which the applicant is currently licensed and practicing, if other than original, stating the time during which the applicant was licensed in that state, whether the file on the applicant contains record of any disciplinary actions taken or pending, and the applicant's license number;

 

4)         If the applicant's first language is not English, certification of passage of TOEFL.  This provision does not apply to individuals who are licensed in a U.S. jurisdiction and have been actively practicing in another U.S. jurisdiction for 3 years prior to the date of application for licensure in Illinois;

 

5)         A report of the applicant's examination record forwarded directly from the test reporting service; and

 

6)         The required fee set forth in Section 1340.57.

 

b)         The Division shall examine each endorsement application to determine whether the requirements in the jurisdiction at the date of licensing were substantially equivalent to the requirements then in force in this State and whether the applicant has otherwise complied with the Act.

 

c)         The Division shall either issue a license by endorsement to the applicant or notify the applicant in writing of the reasons for the denial of the application.

 

(Source:  Amended at 42 Ill. Reg. 14185, effective July 11, 2018)