Occupational Therapy Program

Due to COVID-19 and for the health and safety of both consumers and staff, walk-in services at the Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs offices are available during abbreviated hours between 7:45 a.m. to 12 p.m., Monday through Friday, until further notice. Please observe proper safety protocols (e.g., face covering and physical distancing) when visiting.

Staff will remain available during normal hours to meet the needs of the public over the phone and online. The public is strongly encouraged to continue calling in or utilizing the available online services. Contact information for each division is available at https://cca.hawaii.gov/contact/. For a full listing of online services please go to https://cca.hawaii.gov/covid19.

Occupational Therapy License Types

  • Occupational Therapist
  • Occupational Therapy Assistant

Regulating Body

  • Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs – Director

RENEWAL AND RESTORATION INFORMATION

Renewal Information...

  • All Licenses regardless of issuance date, are subject to renewal by December 31 of every even-numbered year.
On-time renewals for the licensing period of January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020
Renew Online:

https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl

Renewals accepted: November 5, 2018 to December 31, 2018
Renewal Postcard Reminder Mailout: November 2, 2018
Renew By License Expiration Date: December 31, 2018

Licenses not renewed by license expiration date are unlicensed and may not practice.

Renewal Fees

On-Time Cost to Renew
Occupational Therapist (OT) – active status, $186.00
Occupational Therapist (OT) – inactive status, $12.00
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) – active status, $186.00
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) – inactive status, $12.00

Restoration Information...

(OT, OTA) Forfeited licenses may be restored within 1 year and subject to meeting restoration requirements.
Failure to restore a forfeited license within 1 year after the license expiration date will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.

Restorations for the licensing period of January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2020
Restore Online: https://pvl.ehawaii.gov/mypvl
Restorations accepted: January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019
Restore By: December 31, 2019

Restoration Fees

 Cost to Restore (late renewal)
Occupational Therapist (OT) – active status, $261.00
Occupational Therapist (OT) – inactive status, $87.00
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) – active status, $261.00
Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) – inactive status, $87.00