Non-United States Educated Applicants - All foreign educated therapists applying for a PT license in Alabama must complete a credentials review through FCCPT. A copy of the evaluation from FCCPT plus an English translated copy of the transcript must be sent directly to the board from this credentialing agency. Foreign educated physical therapist applicants must submit their education credentials directly 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 assess their status before they start the application process. CLICK HERE to get started.
The board shall make the sole judgment in determining whether educational credentials are equivalent and acceptable.