PT Compact Resources for Licensees


Please review the documents and videos provided to answer questions about various topics related to physical therapy compact privileges.

PT Compact Eligibility Requirements and Process

  • VIDEO: Welcome to the PT Compact (An Overview)
  • Eligibility Requirements to Obtain a Compact Privilege (PDF)
  • Who is Eligible for Compact Privileges? Handout
  • How to Get a Compact Privilege in Minutes Process Map (PDF)
  • Step-By-Step Guide to Using the Compact Privilege Purchasing System (PDF)
  • VIDEO: What jurisprudence requirements must be met to get a compact privilege?
  • PT Compact Privilege Fees, Jurisprudence Requirements, and Waiver Chart Click Here
  • VIDEO: What is “Home State” and how is it defined by the PT Compact?
  • Guidance on the Home State Eligibility Requirement (PDF)
  • Changing Home State Residency Fact Sheet: A Guide on What to Do When Moving from One State to Another (PDF)

Compact Privilege Renewal Process

  • VIDEO: How to Renew PT Compact Privileges: A Step-by Step Process

Active-Duty Military and Spouse Flexibility

  • Guidance for Active Duty Military and Spouses Regarding Flexibility for Selecting Home State (PDF)
  • VIDEO: What is “Home State” and how is it defined by the PT Compact?

Updates and Other Information

  • March 28, 2024, Webinar: PT Compact Education Module 2024 Webinar Series
  • June 14, 2023, Webinar: Introducing Students to the PT Compact: A Module for Educators 2023 Webinar Series
  • PT Compact and Telehealth (Webinar Recording)
  • Frequently Asked Questions (PDF)
  • MLN Matters Article – Medicare Clarifies Recognition of Interstate License Compacts (PDF)
  • Primary Responsibilities of Compact Privilege Holders (PDF)
  • Scope of Practice Resources (PDF)
  • PT Compact Commission Annual Reports Click Here
  • Sign up to receive updates and announcements about the PT Compact here


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