Non-United States Educated Applicants - Foreign educated physical therapist applicants must submit their education credentials to:
Foreign Credentialing Commission on Physical Therapy
124 West St., South; Third Floor
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone (800) 881-1430
Fax (703) 684-8715
The Federation of State Board of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) provides an online tool to assist the foreign educated applicant to asses their status before they start the application process. CLICK HERE to get strarted.
All foreign educated therapists applying for a PT license in Alabama must complete the Comprehensive Credentials Review (Type 1 Review) through FCCPT. A copy of the evaluation by the credentialing plus an English translated copy of the transcript must be sent directly to the board from the credentialing agency.
The board shall make the sole judgment in determining whether educational credentials are equivalent and acceptable.