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(Laws) Arizona Revised Statutes; Title 32 Chapter 19 (Revised 6-1-19)
Arizona Revised Statutes Title 32 Chapter 19 is specific to the Board of Physical Therapy. This document serves as part of the AZLAW Jurisprudence Exam study materials; commonly referred to as AZLAW Statutes.
(Rules) Arizona Administrative Code TITLE 4 Chapter 24
Arizona Administrative Code Title 4 Chapter 24 is specific to the Board of Physical Therapy. This document serves as part of the AZLAW Jurisprudence Exam study materials; commonly referred to as AZLAW Rules.
ADA Accommodations For Testing
This form must be completed by those applicants seeking ADA Accommodations for the NPTE and/or AZLAW exams. Upload the completed form to your application and submit via the eLicensing system.
Arizona Statement of Citizenship and Alien Status Form
This form must be completed in its entirety by every applicant for PT licensure or PTA certification. Upload the completed form to your application through the eLicensing system.
AZ Application Options Table
Use this table to understand the application requirements of each application type. Please review carefully.
AZLAW Exam Handbook
This handbook is the road map to the AZLAW Jurisprudence Exam. Use this handbook in conjunction with the Arizona Revised Statutes (Laws) and Arizona Administrative Code (Rules) as your study materials for the AZLAW exam.
Fingerprint Clearance Card Information
A.R.S. §32-2022 requires that all initial applicants for licensure as a physical therapist and certification as a physical therapist assistant obtain and provide a valid Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card issued by the Department of Public Safety as an application requirement. In addition, approval for testing on the National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) and the AZLAW examinations requires the Board of Physical Therapy have a copy of a valid fingerprint clearance card before approving applicants to test. Visit azdps.gov for more information.
Guide To Testing Before Graduation
Graduating students may test before graduation (conditions apply) if the examination date is before the student's expected graduation date. See the linked page for additional details.
Request Score Transfer
When contacting the FSBPT for NPTE score transfers, individuals requesting transer must pay the FSBPT score transfer fee at the time of request.
Testing Dates & Deadlines 2023
Testing eligibility requires an application that is paid, submitted, reviewed, and deemed sufficient (including 3rd party documents).