Board of Physical Therapy

Welcome to the website of the Office of Professional and Occupational Regulation, an agency within the Department of Professional and Financial Regulation. We appreciate your visit to our site, and we look forward to assisting you.

You may follow this link to the Secretary of State's office to view a list of board members. Members of the public should not contact board members with questions or comments.  All questions, comments or any other board-related matters must be directed to the Board’s administrator. (Geraldine.L. 207-624-8625)


The State Board of Examiners in Physical Therapy was established to assure the citizens of the State of Maine of the highest standards of practice of physical therapy.

The primary responsibilities of the Board are to conduct examinations of candidates for licensure to practice physical therapy, to verify credentials of applicants, to license and renew upon documentation of continuing education activities, to conduct hearings and investigations upon receipt of complaints pertaining to physical therapy.

Notice Regarding License Verification Requests

License verifications is available at no charge by visiting Board of Physical Therapy online licensing portal. OPOR does not issue paper license verifications.

Future correspondence from the Board of Examiners in Physical Therapy will be sent to you by email, so please be sure to keep your contact information current. Follow this link to verify your contact information.

Credentialing Organizations - List of Accepted Credentialing Agencies for non-U.S. educated physical therapists (PDF)

10 Day Notification Requirement

Are You a Mandated Reporter?

Maine law requires that medical, mental health and social services personnel immediately report or cause a report to be made to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) when the provider knows or has reasonable cause to suspect that an incapacitated or dependent adult has been or is likely to be abused or neglected or that a suspicious incapacitated or dependent adult death has occurred.

Follow this link for more Mandated Reporter Information