Limited Permit to Full Licensure

LIMITED PERMIT TO FULL LICENSURE

  1. This application is for current Limited Permit holders who are ready to apply for full OT or OTA licensure.

  2. Upon successful completion of the NBCOT exam, you must apply for full licensure and pay the remaining license fee.

  3. Application must be completed in its entirety. Failure to do so may result in delay and/or denial of License.

  4. Applications are completed online through Certemy, our licensing management software provider, and include a number of self-paced steps to be completed and submitted for verification and approval.

  5. A completed and signed Supervisory Statement must be uploaded as part of the COTA online application.  If supervision has not changed since your Limited Permit application, you may submit the same Supervisory Statement.

  6. To insure compliance with Federal Law, the WV Board of Occupational Therapy is obligated to inform each applicant that reporting of the Social Security Number on licensure application is mandatory according to W. Va. Code §30-1-6 (d).

  7. Once all application steps are completed and approved, a WV license number will be assigned and Certemy will generate a digital license card which can be found in the digital wallet of your Certemy account.

  8. The Board will mail a Certificate of License and set of two license cards to each new licensee.

  9. It is the responsibility of the applicant to be informed of West Virginia’s Occupational Therapy Practice Act and Legislative Rules, copies of which will be included with license.

REMAINING LICENSE FEES

The balance due for a full license is $30,

This fee will be collected through the online application using the State of WV's e-Gov payment processor.  A copy of your payment receipt must be uploaded as part of the online application.  License fee is not refundable.  

READY TO APPLY?

Applicants must self-enroll into an application using your existing Certemy account.  

To begin an application, choose the appropriate application from the links below:

OT(lp) to Occupational Therapist Application

 

OTA(lp) to Occupational Therapy Assistant Application