Who should I contact to get my visa credentialing for the green card requirements?
- Published: Wednesday, 25 April 2007 12:05
The regulations have been released for Registered Nurses (RN), Occupational Therapists (OT), and Physical Therapists (PT). (You can find numerous articles regarding the regulations and procedures in the headlines and old headlines sections of our website.)
Registered Nurses can contact The Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools (CGFNS) for requirements for their visa credentials.
Occupational Therapists can contact The National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT), or they can also contact CGFNS according to the regulation that will go into effect on June 29, 1999.
Physical Therapists can contact CGFNS or The Foreign Credentialing Commission on Physical Therapy (FCCTP).
The contact information is as follows:
CGNFS: RNs, OTs, and PTs
3600 Market Street, Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2651
Telephone: (215) 222-8454
800 South Frederick Avenue, Suite 200
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877-4150
Telephone: (301) 990-7979
Facsimile: (301) 869-8492
511 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
Telephone: (703) 684-8406
Facsimile: (703) 684-8715