Due to the evolving COVID-19 situation in Montana, all Montana Department of Labor & Industry offices are closed to the public to protect the health and safety of our clients and staff. Our services are available through remote delivery. We are available to assist customers through our online public portal at EBIZ.MT.GOV/POL (Professional and Occupational Licenses) and EBIZ.MT.GOV (for Permits). For other services, please contact us via email at DLIBSDWEBHELP@MT.GOV or by phone (406) 841-2300.
Click here for information regarding the COVID-19 Emergency Healthcare Registration
Click here for the OTP Board Statement on Telehealth/Telepractice
Professional Activity During Covid-19
Please read and follow the Governor’s directives and if you have any questions regarding whether professional activity constitutes an “essential business” or whether the activity falls within an exception to the directive, please contact your local health agency or the Governor’s office for further clarification.
If you have questions following your review of the 2 orders and two directives linked below or believe your business should be categorized differently, or want further clarity, we recommend you call the Governor’s help line at 1-800-755-6672.
EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 2-2020
EXECUTIVE ORDER No. 3-2020
Directive Implementing Executive Orders 2-2020 and 3-2020 providing measures to stay at home and designating certain essential functions
Directive Implementing Executive Orders 2-2020 and 3-2020 and providing mandatory quarantine for certain travelers arriving in Montana from another state or country
FAQ Related to Covid19 Public Orders
Welcome to the Montana Board of Occupational Therapy Practice
An Important Message About the Application Process:
Any application requiring review by the Board of Occupational Therapy must be complete (all documents and required information received by the Board office) no later than 15 working days prior to the Board’s next meeting. Please click on the “Board Events” link on the left or check the upcoming dates in the right hand column under "Board Events" to see meeting dates and plan accordingly.
Attention Licensees - Administrative Suspensions
Per Montana Code Annotated § 37-1-321, the Board and the Department are allowed to suspend licenses of persons who:
- submit fines or fees without sufficient funds in their account;
- fail to meet continuing education or certification requirements as discovered in an audit;
- fail to comply with a final order of the board; or
- fail to respond to correspondence concerning these matters.
You are cautioned to notify the board office of your current contact information or risk having correspondence not delivered to you and your license administratively suspended without further notice or hearing. More information may be found on the FAQ tab.
An Important Message About License Renewals:
The 2019 Renewal period has ended. The 2020 Renewal period will begin April 15, 2020 and will end June 15, 2020.
Late fees (after the June 15 renewal deadline) are 100% of the license renewal fee per A.R.M. 24.101.403
The preferred method is to renew online at https://ebiz.mt.gov/pol/
Online Instructions and Help
The online website is available 24/7 and you can print your license immediately after your renewal. It is recommended you do not wait until the last couple of days of the renewal period as unexpected technical difficulties with the website may delay your online renewal and you will be charged a late fee.
For questions regarding username and password information when renewing online, click on the "I've forgotten my password link" on the renewal website or contact DLI BSD Customer Service at DLIBSDHELP@MT.GOV (406) 444-6880.
Helpful Hint: The primary communication method for the division is e-mail. Make sure your e-mail address is current in the database. Also keep your preferred mailing address current. You can update your email and mailing address by clicking on the "Change Address" link under the "Quick Links" section on this Board of Occupational Therapy website.
A paper renewal form is available for download from this website by clicking on the "Forms" tab to the left, click on the renewal form link.