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The PT compact has officially launched, giving PTs and PTAs new licensing privileges in many states. This exciting new way to work in travel PT and PTA jobs helps you gain access to positions across the country. By simply completing a short 15-minute application process and paying a small fee for each state you want to work in, you'll instantly be qualified to practice in that state!
Connect with a recruiter by completing the form on this page.
STEP ONE: Visit ptcompact.org and click on the “Purchase Now” button.
STEP TWO: Enter your Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) ID and associated password. (If you do not have your login information it can be requested) Once logged in click Purchase.
STEP THREE: Using your driver’s license you’ll confirm your eligibility. Once eligibility is confirmed select the state(s) you want a compact privilege in! (Make sure you met the jurisprudence requirements of each state!).
STEP FOUR: You will immediately be sent to a confirmation page that provides you with your new compact privilege number(s) and all other necessary information.
STEP FIVE:We will reimburse you for your compact license in the state in which you take an assignment with us, so start planning your next adventure!!.
The PT compact brings a lot of value for both clinicians and facilities. With increased portability of the license, clinicians will be able to help fill shortages in staffing across the country. This will only make physical therapy easier to access for patients. It truly is a win-win for everyone involved.
The states in yellow in the map below are currently issuing compact privileges which means that PTs and PTAs in good standing in their home state (your home license must be in a state that's part of the compact) can apply to get licensed and immediately travel to any state issuing licenses. As other states begin issuing licenses, your ability to travel across the country will be greatly enhanced.
*Med Travelers will only reimburse your PT compact privilege fees if you take an assignment with us in the state wherein the compact was purchased.
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