The Board is tracking how many military members and military spouses are working in the state. Are you a military member of OR a spouse of a member of the armed forces of the United States or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States?
|If yes, please read the below information and submit the appropriate documents.|
|Military members – Please submit a copy of your military ID or orders of active duty.|
|Military Spouses: Please submit the following documents:|
- Proof of military spouse status, such as military issued ID noting relationship to the military member.
- A copy of the orders of the active military member spouse.
- Proof that you have practiced for 2 of the last 4 years. Please have your employer send a signed letter to the Board office or you may send a curriculum vitae with your signature, if you have practiced privately.
- If you do not have licensure in another state, but you do have current certification with NBCOT, please send a copy of your current certification.
If you are currently licensed in another state/jurisdiction AND your spouse is an active member of the military, you are not required to pay the fee to receive a license to practice as an OT or OTA in North Dakota. As defined in NDCC 43-51-01(5), a military spouse is one who is currently licensed in another state or jurisdiction and who is the spouse of a member of the armed forces of the United States or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States stationed in this state in accordance with military orders or stationed in this state before a temporary assignment to duties outside of this state. This law and fee waiver are effective as of August 1, 2019.
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