All OTA licensing in Alabama is regulated by the Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy (ASBOT). There are over 1,000 licensed Occupational Therapists and OTAs in Alabama. Below are the requirements to become a licensed OTA in Alabama.
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OTA License Requirement
Required in Alabama?
|Complete Accredited OTA Program from AOTE certified school||Yes|
|Submit proof of at least 8 wks supervised field experience & name of supervisor||Yes|
|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|
|Complete Citizen Verification Form & attach passport photo||Yes|
|Pass the ASBOT Alabama Licensing Exam||Yes|
|Complete Alabama OTA License Application & Pay Fee||Yes, $115|
|Complete continuing education credits every two years||Yes, 10 CPE credit hours|
Alabama OTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a OTA in Alabama, 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.
Alabama OTA Board Contact Info
ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
64 N. Union Street, Suite 734
Montgomery, Alabama 36130-4510
P.O. Box 304510
Montgomery, AL 36130-4510
Why Be an OTA in Alabama?
Alabama is a good state for OTAs offering competitive salaries and 2 accredited OTA Programs available. Many OTA jobs are available and salaries are typically higher than the national average of $53,240. Learn more about becoming an Occupational therapist assistant in Alabama by clicking the links below.