A temporary license may
be issued only to an applicant pending the results of the next regularly
scheduled national certification examination. The candidate must
meet all other requirements for licensure and must provide specified
documentation relative to exam eligibility.
Before You Begin:
What is the time frame?
Temporary licenses are
issued within 5 business days of application completion.
How do I Apply for a Temporary License?
To apply online:
What will happen to my temporary license if I
do not take, or do not pass, the national exam?
Your temporary license
will be voided.
You may apply for a
second temporary license.
You are not licensed to
practice in Maryland until you are issued a second temporary license.
How do I apply for a second temporary
Upload and amend your
license application with verification from the National Board for Certification
in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT) or the occupational therapy Professional
Examination Service (PES) of eligibility and registration for the national
$50 Second Temporary
License Application fee
Visit the Frequently Asked Questions page, or contact the office at
201 W. Preston Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-2399
(410) 767-6500 or 1-877-463-3464