**UNLICENSED PRACTICE IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE IN VIOLATION OF SDCL 36-10. THE BOARD INTENDS THIS NOTIFICATION TO SERVE AS NOTICE UPON YOU THAT UNLICENSED PRACTICE IS UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT, A VIOLATION OF THE ABOVE CODIFIED LAWS, AND GROUNDS FOR DENIAL OF LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION.**
Please note that an application fee only extends an initial license to the next renewal date. Initial licenses do vary in duration. It is the responsibility of all licensees to renew their license before expiration. Failure to renew shall result in automatic forfeiture or suspension of the license by statute. Licenses which have forfeited are not automatically entitled to renew.
National Physical Therapy Examination (NPTE) Scores For more information regarding National Physical Therapy Examination scores please see the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy website (FSBPT).
To request Board approval to utilize dry needling in your South Dakota practice, please complete and submit the application for review and approval: Dry Needling Approval Request
Information related to the PT compact can be found on the PT Compact website: PT Compact