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About NBCOT

Mission

Serving the public interest by advancing client care and professional practice through evidence-based certification standards and the validation of knowledge essential for effective practice in occupational therapy.

Vision

Certified occupational therapy professionals providing effective evidence-based services across all areas of practice worldwide.

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The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy, Inc. (NBCOT®)

12 South Summit Avenue
Suite 100
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
(301) 990-7979

Email NBCOT at info@nbcot.org

Business Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9 am – 5 pm, Lunch: 12 pm – 12:45 pm

Friday: 9 am – 4 pm, Lunch: 12 pm – 1 pm

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Visa Credential Verification Certificate (VCVC)

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) has granted NBCOT approval to issue healthcare worker certifications (Visa Credential Verification Certificates) to individuals coming to the United States to work in the field of occupational therapy.

Only occupational therapists who have successfully passed the NBCOT Certification Examination for OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST REGISTERED OTR® are eligible to apply through the Visa Credential Verification Certificate (VCVC) process.

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