Office of Occupational Therapy: Military/Veteran Licensing

The pathway to licensure as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant may be through licensure by examination or licensure by endorsement. Veteran and military applicants should review Rule 1.14: Credit for Military Experience and Pathways to Licensure for Veterans and Members of the Military.

Applicants should also review the relevant statutes and rules, including but not limited to:

  • Rule 1.1: Occupational Therapist Licensure by Examination
  • Rule 1.2: Occupational Therapist Licensure by Endorsement
  • Rule 1.10: Occupational Therapy Assistant Licensure by Examination
  • Rule 1.11: Occupational Therapy Assistant Licensure by Endorsement

Applicants may also find helpful the relevant Application Checklist, for Occupational Therapists or Occupational Therapy Assistants.

Other helpful information for veterans and members of the military can be found on DORA's main Military and Veterans Programs site. This website also contains information for relocated military spouses.

If you have questions on licensing of veterans or members of the military, please contact