Cal Bus & Prof Code 2630.5(g)
License Reciprocity: Displaced Physical Therapist
A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant who has a valid and unrestricted license in the U.S. and is forced to leave their residence in a state due to an emergency declaration can practice in California for up to 60 days. The physical therapist must notify the Physical Therapy Board of California of his or her intent to practice in the state.
Exemptions from physical therapist licensure requirements
(g) A physical therapist or physical therapist assistant who has a valid and unrestricted license in a jurisdiction of the United States who is forced to leave his or her residence in a state other than California due to a governmentally declared emergency. This exemption applies for no more than 60 days following the declaration of the emergency. In order to be eligible for this exemption, the physical therapist or physical therapist assistant shall notify the board of his or her intent to practice in this state and provide a valid mailing address, telephone number, and email address.