Occupational Therapy

Number of Jurisdictions

Contact Info

Official Compact Name

The Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact (OT Compact)

The compact has been created, required number of states have enacted the compact and is working on necessary mechanisms to become operational.

Compact Status Definitions

The Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact (OT Compact) is an interstate compact, or formal agreement among states, that facilitates interstate practice of occupational therapy. Under the OT Compact, Occupational Therapists (OTs) and Occupational Therapy Assistants (OTAs) who are licensed in good standing in a Compact member state may practice in other Compact member states via a “compact privilege,” which is equivalent to a license.

Compact Website

Information About Compact

Commission Info

Compact Map

Governance Documents

e.g. Model Legislation, Bylaws, Rules, etc.


You may be just starting in the license application process or working on obtaining licenses in additional states.  No matter what process stage you are in, you can use the information and resources found in the side links to guide your professional career.