Official licenses are available for Occupational Therapists and Occupational Therapy Assistants. All forms can be obtained by visiting the Forms page.
Official License Process
The process for official license is as follows:
A. Request an application.
B. Complete the application, including:
2 Self-addressed labels (used to mail your official license). Click for more information.
A photograph affixed.
Notary Seal impressed over a portion of the photograph.
Application fee ($200) money order or check payable to MBOT
Successful completion of the jurisprudence examination.
Continuing education requirements.
a. If it has been less than 1 year since graduating from an O.T. academic program, 0 contact hours are required.
b. If it has been move than 1 year since you graduated from an O.T. academic program
- Verification of current certification with NBCOT; OR
- 12 contact hours.
c. If it has been more than 3 years since practicing occupational therapy, additional requirements may apply.
C. Forward request to third parties responsible for sending material to the Board Office on your behalf. For example:
Letters of Verification from any state or country in which you have been licensed.
Attestations to moral character completed on forms provided by the Board Office. Two (2) moral character forms are needed.
Verification of initial certification or examination from the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT).
D. Board Office forwards all applications completed by the 3rd Wednesday to the Board on the 3rd Friday of the month.
E. If you are a military veteran (or spouse) discharged within one year of application for licensure, you may qualify for expeedited processing an review of equivalencies. Click here for more information.