Physical Therapy Assistant Guide

Welcome to the PTA Guide, a physical therapy assistant education & career resource. We have everything you need to become a licensed PTA in your state. A few of the helpful things that you'll find here are information resources by state such as tools and info on PTA Schools, PTA license requirements, PTA Jobs, PTA salary data for states & major cities.
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PTA in Virginia

PTA Licensing in VirginiaAll PTA licensing in Virginia is regulated by the Virginia Board of Physical Therapy. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Virginia.

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PTA License Requirement
Required in Virginia?
Complete Accredited PTA ProgramYes
Send Official Transcripts Directly from School to State PT BoardYes
Complete PTA License ApplicationYes
Mail passport style photo to State PT Board with applicationYes
Pay non-refundable application fee?Yes, $100
Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)Yes, $370

Virginia PTA License Application

Download-PTA-Application-IconFor detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Virginia, 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.

Virginia PTA Board Contact Info

Virginia Board of Physical Therapy
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463
Phone Numbers and Email
(804) 367-4674

Why Be a PTA in Virginia?

Virginia has 6 PTA Programs available which is a higher number compared to the number of PTA schools available in many states. PTA jobs and salaries are good as well ranging from $43,986 to $54,828 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapist assistant in Virginia by clicking the links below.

More PTA Info for Virginia:


1) Click on any schools below to learn more about their programs
2) Under “Program of Interest” choose “Physical Therapist Assistant” or another degree of interest