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Rule 4755-24-03 | Initial license fee.


(A) The initial licensing fee for a physical therapist or a physical therapist assistant shall not exceed one hundred twenty-five dollars. The prescribed fee shall be submitted to the physical therapy section with the application for initial license, including license by endorsement. The initial fee is not refundable and does not include any fee for license renewal. Failure to pass the exam will require payment of the initial license fee for each subsequent exam attempt.

(B) In accordance with divisions (C) and (D) of section 4755.42 and division (C) of section 4755.421 of the Revised Code, the physical therapy section shall refund one half of the examination application fee if either of the following occurs:

(1) The physical therapy section does not approve the applicant to sit for the NPTE within one hundred twenty days of receiving a completed application; or

(2) The physical therapy section does not notify the applicant of the section's intent to deny the application in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code within one hundred twenty days of receiving a completed application.

(C) For the purposes of paragraph (B) of this rule, an application is considered complete once all materials are received by the section, including any additional documents or information requested by the section relevant to the section's evaluation of the application.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4755.411
Amplifies: 4755.42, 4755.421, 4755.45, 4755.451
Five Year Review Date: 4/27/2023
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/1992, 3/20/1999