Licensing Area: Physical Therapy

 

Contact Information for Frequently Called Numbers

 

Professional and Vocational Licensing
(808) 586-3000

  • Request an application
  • Inquire about licensing requirements
  • Applicants can check on the status of an application
  • Inquire about licensee maintenance requirements

 

RICO Consumer Resource Center
(808) 587-3295 or (808) 587-4272

  

Executive Officer

Telephone
(808) 586-2694

Residents on the neighbor islands may call by dialing the following toll free numbers followed by the last 5 digits of the phone numbers above and the # sign:

Kauai   274-3141
Maui   984-2400
Hawaii   974-4000
Lanai & Molokai   1-800-468-4644

Address:
DCCA-PVL
Att: PT
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801

Email:

phys_therapy@dcca.hawaii.gov

License Categories

  • Physical Therapist
  • Temporary License
  • Physical Therapist Assistant

Renewal

Biennial December 31 every even numbered year.

Failure to timely renew by the renewal date will result in the forfeiture of the license. After the renewal date, the forfeited license may be restored within 1year and subject to meeting restoration requirements. Failure to restore a forfeited license within 1 year after the renewal date will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.

Pursuant to Section 436B-14.5, HRS, any license held by a member of the armed forces, National Guard, or a reserve component that expires, is forfeited, or deemed delinquent while the member is on active duty and deployed during a state or national crisis shall be restored if certain restoration requirements are met.  Military Renewal and Restoration Information Sheet.

Regulating Body

Board of Physical Therapy

Board Composition
7 Members

Michael D. Turner, PT, Chairperson

Rachelle Iopa, PT, Vice-Chairperson

Russell Y.J. Chung, Public

Debra T. Kubota, PT

Elizabeth McCreary, Public

Neil K. Shimabukuro, PT

Vacant, PTA

 

Qualifications
4 Physical Therapists
1 Physician or Surgeon
2 Public

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