(a) The board may issue a license to practice to any applicant who presents proof of current licensure as an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant in another jurisdiction which requires standards for licensure considered by the board or by a board-approved credentialing agency to be equivalent to the requirements for licensure in this state and who meets the requirements of section ten of this article.
(b) The board may grant a license to an applicant who was educated outside of the United States or its territories in an educational program whose standards are determined by the board or by a board-approved credentialing agency to be equivalent to the standards required for licensure in this state and who meets the requirements of section ten of this article.
(c) In its discretion, the board may examine a person by a written, oral or skills test for licensing under this section, and may enter into agreements for reciprocal licensing with other jurisdictions having substantially similar requirements for licensure.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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