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Mission: To ensure that Minnesota citizens receive appropriate physical therapy services from competent physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.

Vision: To protect the public through licensure of qualified physical therapists and physical therapist assistants and to provide timely and impartial resolution of complaints against licensees.



Effective January 1, 2019, the FBI portion of the Criminal Background Check fee will increase from $17.00 to $18.25. Due to this increase, the cost of the CBC fee for Board of Physical Therapy applications will increase from $32.00 to $33.25.

The online renewal service has been activated for 2018. Click here to renew your license online.

 All Minnesota PT and PTA licenses expire on December 31. The annual renewal fee is $60 and the late fee is $20. You are able to make a secure payment through US Bank with a MasterCard, Visa credit card. You are strongly encouraged to renew early online, allowing time for any technical difficulties which may occur. Our online services are most compatible with Google Chrome.

 You must have an active license to practice as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant in Minnesota. Practice under a lapsed or non-renewed credential is a basis for discipline under MS 148.75 (a) (18). Any practice after December 31, 2018, will be looked at as practicing without a license until your license has been renewed for 2019.

Additional renewal information can be found on our website.

Updated Continuing Education Rules Now Effective

As of April 16, 2018, the Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy's updated Rules are effective. To see how the Rule update affects your practice as a Minnesota-licensed physical therapist or physical therapist assistant, please visit our Continuing Education Requirements page.

Online Users: Internet Explorer Update Necessary to Access Online Services

The U.S. Bank E-Payment service will be updated on April 21, 2018. Us Bank is increasing the security level browsers use to communicate with their systems. This change may impact licensees when they got to pay for their licenses. Attached is a help document from US Bank with instructions for updating your Internet Explorer web browser. Our online services are more compatible with the Google Chrome web browser.


Please visit our Frequently Asked Questions about Continuing Education Rules page for information regarding implementation of the new Rules.

2017 RULEMAKING Update

The Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy has proposed Rule making for 2017. The proposed Rules are available at this link.


The Minnesota Board of Physical Therapy's annual newsletter has been emailed to all licensees with an email address on file. Visit the Newsletter section of this website to view the document.


If Licensee Search indicates Board Discipline Order or Corrective Action, please click on Public page. The full text of all Board Orders are available on the Public page. For text of Agreements for Corrective Action, please contact Board office.


Board Meeting Information

Dates: January 10, 2019, March 7, 2019, May 16, 2019, August 15, 2019, September 12, 2019, November 7, 2019 
Location: 2829 University Ave SE, Conference Room A, 4th floor, Minneapolis, MN 55124

All meetings begin at 4:00 PM.

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