Help Center / Have the live CE requirements been waived this renewal due to COVID-19 pandemic or is there a licensure deadline extension?


There have been no CE Rule changes regarding waiving or changing the requirement for 26 hours, to include 14 hours of “live” CE to renew.  NOTE: “live” hours do not require “physical attendance”, hours may be completed by taking online “live/interactive”, “in real time” courses.

However, the February 28, 2021 renewal deadline has been EXTENDED to March 31, 2021.

See the Board Notice: https://floridasoccupationaltherapy.gov/latest-news/notification-of-renewal-deadline-extension/

Notification of Renewal Deadline Extension

Posted in Latest News on December 29, 2020.

As part of the response efforts to the Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID- 19), State Surgeon General, Scott Rivkees has extended the licensure renewal expiration date until March 31, 2021 for any health care practitioner with licensure renewal deadlines between December 31, 2020 and March 01, 2021.

The full version of the State Surgeon General’s Emergency Order may be found at https://www.flhealthsource.gov/pdf/DOH-EO-20-015.pdf