Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Health Professions
Board of Physical Therapy
Regulations Governing the Practice of Physical Therapy [18 VAC 112 ‑ 20]
Direct access certification
Action 2451
General Information
Action Summary Establishes requirements for certification in direct access care.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [000857]
Associated Mandates Certification for direct access in physical therapy
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
4279 Emergency/NOIRA Stage complete. Emergency regulation superseded by final permanent regulation.
4558 Proposed Stage complete. Comment period ended 10/03/2008.
4902 Final Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 06/10/2009.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Corie Tillman Wolf  / Executive Director
Address: 9960 Mayland Drive
Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233
Email Address:
Phone: (804)367-4674    FAX: (804)527-4413    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.