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Friday, February 3, 2023

You may revive your license with this method at any time if your NC license has lapsed and you have a current, active license in another state.


  1. Print and Complete the Revival application and submit to the Board office by mail or email, click here
  2. Submit your payment online, click here   PLEASE NOTE: ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE:
  3. Two character references (forms at end of application) are required from individuals who are not relatives and who have known the applicant for at least one year.
    These forms must be returned to the Board office (mail or email) by the individual completing the reference.  
  4. License verification of a current active license sent by one U.S. PT licensure board from that state directly to the Board office (mail or electronically).  
  5. Complete and pass Jurisprudence Exercise I on the Board website.

After your license is revived:

NOTE: You are reviving a current year license that must be renewed annually by January 31.

  1. Check your reporting period: You will receive an email with the dates of your reporting period. If you have any questions, please contact the Board immediately. 
  2. Review the Practice Act, Board Rules and Position Statements
  3. Understand the Continuing Competence Rules.  Familiarize yourself with the Board rules related to Continuing Competence. One point of Jurisprudence Exercise is MANDATORY; other points may be earned according to the rules applicable to each category. . 
  4. Per Board rule 21 NCAC 48F .0105: Licensee must notify the Board within 30 days of a change of name or work or home address.
If you have further questions or need additional information about reviving a PT or PTA license, send an email to: [email protected] and add “Revival” to subject line, or call (919) 490-6393 or (800) 800-8982 and leave a message.


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