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.
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.
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.
Use this table to understand the application requirements of each application type. Please review carefully.
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.
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.
Evaluator of foreign education credentials using Coursework Tool 5 (CWT5) which is required in AZ. Assists the U.S. Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and U.S. state licensing agencies by evaluating the credentials of Foreign Educated Physical Therapists (FEPTs) who wish to immigrate and work in the United States.
Foreign Educated Physical Therapist license applicants must have their foreign education credentialed using Coursework Tool 5 (CWT5).
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.
Evaluator of foreign education credentials using Coursework Tool 5 (CWT5) which is required in AZ. ICD's mission is to provide educational evaluations of their client's educational credentials, in terms of their U.S. equivalence, without regard to sex, religion, country of birth or country of education.
Evaluator of foreign education credentials using Coursework Tool 5 (CWT5) which is required in AZ. The IERF Credentials Evaluation Service provides assistance in interpreting the educational backgrounds of people who have studied outside the U.S. and who need statements of U.S. educational equivalencies.
When contacting the FSBPT for NPTE score transfers, individuals requesting transer must pay the FSBPT score transfer fee at the time of request.
Testing eligibility requires an application that is paid, submitted, reviewed, and deemed sufficient (including 3rd party documents).