More OTA Info for Oregon:
Approximately 1,110 licensed OTAs work in Oregon according to recent census data from the BLS. All OTA licensing in Oregon is regulated by the Oregon Occupational Therapy Licensing Board. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Oregon.
OTA License Requirement
Required in Oregon?
|Complete Accredited OTA Program from AOTE certified school & submit official transcripts||Yes|
|Submit proof of at least 2 months of supervised field experience & name of supervisor||Yes|
|Provide 2 signed letters of reference from supervisor or professor||No|
|Pass the National Board of Occupational Therapist (NBCOT) COTA Exam||Yes, $555 in person/$515 online|
|Provide letter of verification from NBCOT||Yes|
|Pass criminal background check||Yes|
|Provide statement of citizenship and alien status||No|
|Submit fingerprint card||No|
|Complete Oregon OTA License Application & Pay Fee||Yes, $70|
|Complete continuing education credits every two years||Yes, 30 CPE credit hours|
Oregon OTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a OTA in Oregon, see the board’s Application form. To download the form, right click the icon to the right and then click on “Save As” to save the PDF file.
Oregon OTA Board Contact Info
Oregon Occupational Therapy Licensing Board
State Office Building
800 NE Oregon Street, Suite 407
Portland, OR 97232-2187
971-673-0198 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Why Be a OTA in Oregon?
Oregon has 1 accredited OTA program for students. Salaries for Oregon OTAs are slightly above average. Learn more about being an OTA in Oregon on these pages: