Although obtaining a PTA license is not a requirement to work in Hawaii as a physical therapist assistant, a license is available and all PTA licensing in Hawaii is regulated by the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs: Professional and Vocational Licensing. Below are the requirements to become a licensed PTA in Hawaii.
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PTA License Requirement
Required in Hawaii?
|Complete Accredited PTA Program||Yes|
|Send Official Transcript to State PT Board||Yes|
|Complete PTA License Application||Yes|
|Pay non-refundable application fee||Yes, $300 ($50 is non-refundable for the application, the other $250 is refunded if you don’t receive a license|
|Pass the National Physical Therapy Assistant Exam (NPTAE)||Yes, $370|
Hawaii PTA License Application
For detailed information and instructions to become a PTA in Hawaii, 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.
Hawaii PTA Board Contact Info
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
Why Be a PTA in Hawaii?
Hawaii is a friendly state for PTAs with multiple PTA Programs available. There are also many jobs and salaries range from $51,000 to $54,000 annually. Learn more about becoming a physical therapy assistant in Hawaii by clicking the links below.
- Research Hawaii’s PTA Programs
- Compare average PTA salaries in Hawaii’s major cities
- Find a PTA job in Hawaii