Board of Physical Therapy

The Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy protects the public by ensuring that licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants provide safe and effective care to patients.

License Search System

The following information on licensees is available free of charge: Licensee Name, License Number, Expiration Date, Effective Date, Status and Sanctions.

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Complaint Form

File a complaint with the Board. Complaints can be submitted anonymously.

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Payment Portal

Accepted forms of payment for first time applicants include: cashier’s check, certified check, or money order made payable to Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy.

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Contact Information Change

Credential holders shall notify the board within 30 days of any change in home address, phone number, email address, or physical therapy worksites.

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Application Status Portal

Curious about your Application status? Log in to the new Applicant Status Portal to see what components your application is missing.

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PT Compact Privilege Verification

To begin a search, select the State where you believe an individual holds a Compact Privilege and enter the individual’s Last Name.

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2025 Open Book Jurisprudence Exam

Successful completion of this exam is required for initial licensure and for renewal of all physical therapists and physical therapist assistants. For renewal, this exam must be completed by March 31, 2025.

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Impaired Physical Therapy Practitioner Committee

IPTPC​ is a program to promote the early identification, intervention, treatment and rehabilitation of PTs and PTAs who may be impaired by reason of illness, alcohol or drug abuse.

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Jurisprudence Exam Access Request

To request access to complete the Kentucky Jurisprudence Exam as a Compact Privilege candidate, please submit the following information to the Kentucky Board of Physical Therapy .

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Board Calendar

Find information regarding upcoming Board meeting locations and times, Complaint Committee's, and the entire years Board Calendar.

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Practice Act

Statutes and Regulations for the practice of Physical Therapy in Kentucky.

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​312 Whittington Parkway
Suite 102
Louisville, KY 40222​​


​​(502​) 429-7140


(502) 429-7142

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ET