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The State Board of Occupational Therapy was established in 1993 under the provisions of NRS Chapter 640A to protect the public health, safety and welfare by ensuring that only competent and scrupulous persons practice occupational therapy in the State and persons who practice occupational therapy maintain an appropriate standard of professional conduct.



The Board is responsible for the administration, regulation and enforcement of the practice of occupational therapy in Nevada. The Board licenses qualified occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants and regulates the professional practice of occupational therapy throughout the State.

The State Board of Occupational Therapy is funded from licensing fees collected from occupational therapy practitioners. The State Board of Occupational Therapy does not receive funds from the State General Fund.


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 34779 Reno, Nevada 89533-4779


Phone: 775.746.4101

Toll free: 800.431.2659

Fax: 775.746.4105

Board Office Location:

6160 Mae Anne Ave, Ste 1, Reno, NV 89523


Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday 10:00 - 3:00

Did You Know?


Nevada Occupational Therapy Association (NOTA) is the state association primarily for occupational therapy practitioners. Membership is voluntary and you must contact the association to obtain membership details.

The State Board of Occupational Therapy
is funded from licensing fees collected
from occupational therapy practitioners.

The Board of Occupational Therapy consists of five members appointed by the Governor.
The Board membership consists of three (3) licensed occupational therapists, one (1) licensed occupational therapy assistant and one (1) public member.

Announcements/News

The Board Office will be closed July 28 - Aug 1, 2014; reopening Monday Aug 4, 2014.

Late Renewal is accepted through July 31st.  Contact the Board to activate your on-line license renewal.  All licenses that ...