PT and PTA licensees who meet all eligibility requirements can purchase a compact privilege in a Compact member state and, in most cases, start practicing physical therapy in the other state almost immediately. The PT Compact’s online system makes the process of purchasing and renewing a compact privilege in other states simple.
FEES AND JURISPRUDENCE TABLE
In order to purchase and maintain a compact privilege you must meet each of these requirements:
The interactive state map lists the current PT Compact member states and other states proposing to join the PT Compact
The fee to purchase Compact Privilege varies from state to state. There is a $45 Commission fee and an optional state fee charged for each Compact Privilege. A list of state fees is available here.
Get answers to the most frequently asked questions and examples of common scenarios here.
You must complete the jurisprudence requirements of each state you want to get a compact privilege in to be eligible. In most cases, the state jurisprudence exam must be completed and passed before compact privileges may be applied for. Adverse action may be taken if the jurisprudence requirement is not met. A list of the jurisprudence requirements for each state is available here. ( Video - What jurisprudence requirements must be met to get a compact privilege?)
You can verify your eligibility and purchase compact privileges through an easy online process. Once jurisprudence requirements are met the process takes only a matter of minutes. A step-by-step walkthrough is available here or go directly to purchase compact privileges here.
For answers to other questions about the PT Compact visit Resources and Tools.
The PT Compact offers physical therapists and physical therapist assistants a fast and effective way to start practicing in states across the U.S. Click now to purchase your privilege.