Help Center / How many continuing education hours must I have for renewal of my OT or OTA license?


If you are renewing a license for the first time and were licensed in the second half of the biennium (on or after 03/01/2022) you are only required to complete 3 hours of continuing education (2 hours of a Florida OT Board approved course in Prevention of Medical Errors and 1 hour of a HIV/AIDS education course).

If you are renewing a license for the first time and were licensed in the first half of the biennium (on or after 03/01/2021 through to 02/28/2022) you are required to complete all 26 hours of continuing education, including a 1 hour HIV/AIDS education course (for first time renewal only), including 2 hours of a Florida OT Board approved course in Prevention of Medical Errors and 2 hours of a Florida OT Board approved course in Florida OT Laws and Rules. 26 hours, including:

  • 2 hours of a Florida OT Board approved course in Prevention of Medical Errors and
  • 2 hours of a Florida OT Board approved course in Florida OT Laws and Rules.
  • Including 14 “live” hours See Rule 64B11-5.001(3) and
  • no more than 12 Home Study hours. See Rule 64B11-5.001(4)

Note CE: Broker identifies Home Study hours as “Anytime hours”). See Rule 64B11-5.001.