State Board of Podiatry

The State Board of Podiatry regulates the licensure and registration of podiatrists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The State Board of Podiatry regulates the licensure and registration of podiatrists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Board administers an examination to license applicants; grants, refuses, suspends, revokes or cancels licenses or registrations of podiatrists; and promulgates a list of drugs which may be administered and prescribed by podiatrists.

Board Laws & Regulations


Law - Act 505 of 1963



Examination Information

 American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examination Part III

The National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners (NBPME) and Prometric will determine if a candidate is eligible to sit for the examination. When you register with Prometric indicating you wish to be licensed in Pennsylvania, your examination results will be forwarded to the PA Board office. For Part III examination information contact: American Podiatric Medical Licensing Examination at

To avoid a delay in the issuance of a Pennsylvania license it is important that you have a completed Application for a License to Practice Podiatry By Examination on file in the Board office.

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Toll Free: 1-833-DOS-BPOA

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ST-PHYSICAL@PA.GOV - Note: This mailbox is reserved for receipt of documentation specific to letters of good standing, exam information, disciplinary documents, transcripts and other education or employment verifications, and any other outside agency or related communications.

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Mailing address

State Board of Physical Therapy P.O. Box 2649 Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649

Mailing address

Physical address

2525 N 7th Street Harrisburg, PA 17110

Physical Address

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To contact the Board with general or application questions or assistance related to your license, application and/or for any technical support pertaining to the PA Licensing System known as PALS, please reference the link below.

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Courier address

PA Dept of State, Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs Attn: State Board of Physical Therapy 2 Technology Park Harrisburg, PA 17110-2919

Courier Address

Please note that neither the Board/Commission, nor its staff or counsel, are permitted to provide legal advice or advisory opinions, including interpretations of the law or regulations, or any indication as to how the Board would vote on any given case or scenario.  You are invited to contact a private attorney or professional organization for advice or guidance.