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License Application Status | Education Credentials from Non-approved Programs | Licensing Examination | Practice Issues | Professional Misconduct and Discipline | General Customer Service | Employment Opportunities in New York City Department of Education

License Application Status

Find the status of your license application by checking our online license verifications; your name will be added immediately when your license number is issued. You may also contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
Division of Professional Licensing Services
Occupational Therapy Unit
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, ext. 270 (voice)
518-474-3398 (fax)
opunit3@nysed.gov

Please provide your name, social security number, date of birth, and the name of the profession in any correspondence.


Education Credentials from Non-approved Programs

If you have questions about acceptable documentation to verify education completed outside the U.S. or in non-approved programs, contact:

The Commission of Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS)
PO Box 8628
Philadelphia, PA 19104-8628
215-349-8767 (voice)
215-662-0425 (fax)
www.cgfns.org External Link Icon


Licensing Examination

National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc.
800 S. Frederick Avenue, Suite 200
Gaithersburg, MD 20877-4150
(301) 990-7979 (voice)
www.nbcot.org External Link Icon


Practice Issues

For answers to questions concerning practice issues, contact:

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
State Board for Occupational Therapy
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, ext. 100 (voice)
518-473-0532 (fax)
otbd@nysed.gov


Professional Misconduct and Discipline

This site contains information concerning professional misconduct, including how to file a complaint and search for disciplinary actions taken against licensees.


General Customer Service

Office of the Professions staff are available from 8:30 am to 4:45 pm, Eastern time, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, ext. 570 (voice)
518-473-1426 (TDD/TTY)
518-474-1449 (fax)
op4info@nysed.gov


Employment Opportunities in New York City Department of Education

Immediate employment opportunities are available with the New York City Department of Education in the area of occupational therapy either as full-time or through related service agreements. Additional information on opportunities or scholarship assistance can be obtained by contacting the New York City Department of Education: http://schools.nyc.gov/teachnyc/ External Link Icon

Last Updated: April 18, 2014