STATE OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY LICENSURE BOARD 


Mission Statement

To help protect the public health, safety and welfare through the licensure and regulation of occupational therapists in Idaho.



Welcome to the Board's webpage! Information and announcements will be posted here. Please click the links on the left for specific areas of interest.

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SCAM ALERT

The Bureau has been made aware of scam artists who may target licensees. If you get a call, e-mail, text or other communication from an individual claiming to represent the Bureau of Occupational Licenses or the Board, here is some information to help you identify whether it is a scam:

The Boards and the Bureau WILL NOT:

• Ask for personal information that does not relate to your license renewal (such as your credit card number or bank account number)
• Demand immediate payment on fines that are not yet due
• Ask for or accept prepaid cards such as Green Dot MoneyPak
• Offer to alter a disciplinary order that has already been entered by the Board
• Ask for or take payments over the phone

The Boards and the Bureau WILL:

• Send renewal notices in the mail
• Take payments on the official website at www.ibol.idaho.gov
• Send inspectors who have a State of Idaho photo ID to establishments

If you ever question whether a communication you received is from the Board or the Bureau, do not provide personal information or payment.  Instead, call the Bureau at (208) 334-3233 for assistance.





The Board has implemented a 'Frequently Asked Questions' page to assist in questions you may have. 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Click the Calendar of Events link on the left for scheduled Board meetings and agendas.

"Practice of occupational therapy" means the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (occupations) with individuals or groups for the purpose of participation in roles and situations in home, school, workplace, community, and other settings. Occupational therapy services are provided for the purpose of promoting health and wellness and to those who have or are at risk for developing an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, activity limitation, or participation restriction. Occupational therapy addresses the physical, cognitive, psychosocial, sensory, and other aspects of performance in a variety of contexts to support engagement in everyday life activities that affect health, well-being and quality of life.

It shall be unlawful for any person to practice or to offer to practice occupational therapy, or to represent themselves as an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant unless such person is licensed.

Please contact the Board if you have questions via phone at (208) 334-3233 or via E-mail at oct@ibol.idaho.gov