Due to the increased presence of COVID-19 in the state, the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners (ECPTOTE) office is closed to any visitors and the public until further notice. The Agency continues to perform its essential functions and is operational, but note that an operator may not be available to route your call and there may be a delay in responding to voicemails. Many frequently asked questions may be addressed on the Boards’ web pages. For further questions, individuals are encouraged to contact the Agency by email by using the “Contact Us” link on the “Looking for?” sidebar menu or by sending a message to info@ptot.texas.gov; emails will continue to be routed to applicable staff. If this is not an option and you do leave a voicemail, please note that there may be a delay in the response.



Facility registration for Occupational Therapy Facilities and Physical Therapy Facilities will no longer be required as of September 1, 2019 due to changes to the OT Practice Act and PT Practice Act that take effect that day.

New Fingerprinting Requirement Effective 1/01/2019 


New PT Renewal Requirement Human Trafficking Prevention Training, effective 9/01/2020

See the OT Act and Rules and License Renewal pages for related updates and resources.


  Look up your Applicant Status   

   Request a Criminal History Evaluation

 Information for Military Service Members, Military Spouses, and Veterans


The Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners (ECPTOTE) is a State of Texas agency charged with protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the people of Texas by supporting the Board of PT Examiners and the Board of OT Examiners as they license and regulate qualified practitioners of physical therapy and occupational therapy. 

OT Links for Licensees

PT Links for Licensees


get adobe_reader

ECPTOTE, 333 Guadalupe, Suite 2-510 • Austin, TX 78701-3942 • Phone: (512) 305-6900
•  www.ptot.texas.gov  •  Contact Us  •  Sitemap

Texas.govTexas Homeland Security TRAIL Texas Veterans Portal | TX Occupations Code | Where the Money Goes
Search TX State Sites SAO Fraud Reporting | Poison Control Center Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities