To apply for the Hand Therapy Certification Examination:

Please note: Candidates who were previously eligible to take the examination do not need to re-submit the documentation for three years of practice or 4,000 hours of direct practice experience. Candidates should log into their previous account with their login and password to complete the application. The status of documents that were previously accepted will be displayed there.

Mail, FAX, upload or email the above documentation to:

Hand Therapy Certification Commission
180 Promenade Circle, Suite 300 #41
Sacramento, CA 95834

FAX: 866-308-6433 (toll free in U.S./Canada)
+1-916-922-0210 (outside of North America)



  • The spring examination application period is January 1 - April 15, you may only apply for the spring examination during these dates.
  • The fall examination application period is July 1 - October 15, you may only apply for the fall examination during these dates.
  • Applications and documents submitted outside of the application periods will NOT be accepted.