The purpose of the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Occupational Therapy (KBLOT) is to administer and enforce the statutory authority and to monitor the needs of the consuming public. The board examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession of occupational therapy. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality. The board conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS 319A.
Do you need to find a licensed person with the Kentucky Board of Licensure for Occupational Therapy?
You can now search the Active License Directory located here that will allow you to search for a licensed individual by Board, License Type, Region and/or County.
*Please note: Licensees have the option to publicize information or leave it unavailable. The Office of Occupations and Professions believes this information will be useful and serve public protection.
Important message regarding your 2016 renewal:
1) Forgot username and password link - click button and they will be sent to you - please see number 2 on login using O&P number
2) O&P Number: On your email /letter renewal notice, you will find your O&P number for login.
3) Renewal Date is not your expiration date explained: Your Expiration date is the last date you may practice and bill for services and it is shown to the public and employers at online verification. If your employer is telling you that you cannot practice beyond your renewal date, that is an employer and employee issue. Medicaid has agreed and is using the online verification expiration date for their billing. The expiration date represents the end of the grace period found in your Board’s licensure regulations allowing for board imposed late fees or penalties, but you maintain the ability to practice until the shown expiration date.
Important Notice Regarding New Online System
You must create a brand new username and password.
Old One Stop Usernames and passwords are no longer valid and will not work.
v Social Security number is used strictly as an identifier to accurately match old system data to new system data. It will not remain within public view and has strict security.
v Please pay close attention to the required fields when registering your account.
v When individual Board�s online renewal is completed, we will use the valid email address to communicate any new features or procedures. After your new user account is set up, you can print a new card or certificate. Legacy License Number and License Number will show identical licensure status and are valid to use today.
Information regarding KRS 210.366 - Training program in suicide assessment, treatment, and management can be found by clicking here.
The board is in the promulgation process for changes to many of the Kentucky Administrative Regulations (KARs) that correspond to 319A Kentucky Revised Statute (KRS) and the practice of occupational therapy within the state.
One change that will have immediate impact for individuals licensed to practice occupational therapy under 319A KRS is new regulation wording of 201 KAR 28:200 that pertains to KRS 210.366 --Training program in suicide assessment, treatment, and management -- Administrative regulations. This KRS can be found at: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/statutes/chapter.aspx?id=38158.
The board is accepting applications for continuing education programs related to this change and will post approved continuing education programs on the board�s webpage as they become available.
If an individual obtains suicide training prior to Oct. 31, 2015 it shall count towards this year�s continuing competence hours, after this date, it shall count towards the 2016 renewal process, yet shall be completed and submitted to KBLOT before July 31, 2016 in order to meet the requirements of KRS 210.366.
Note: Please be advised that the board is unable to accept electronic transcripts at this time. You are required to send an official sealed transcript by mail. The board regrets any inconvenience this may cause.
The Office of Occupations and Professions suggests completing your renewal at least two weeks prior to your expiration date.