2020 Initial License Application

Applicants for Licensure - Please Read

Practicing without a license in Alabama places you in violation of the Alabama Athletic Trainers Licensure Act which is punishable by law and carries fines and punishment as provided by law. Code of Alabama, Section 34-40-12

Please review the below list prior to beginning the online application process as there are several documents and information you need to have available during the process:

  • A passport-type photograph taken within the last six months. This photo will be a clear and sharp headshot, similar to a photo which appears on a driver's license or passport.

  • Proof of United States citizenship or lawful presence of non-citizen. Please refer to the list of acceptable documentation for each classification. Name on documentation submitted must match the name of the applicant as entered in the online application process.

  • BOC card or written verification of certification. The name appearing on either form of documentation must agree with the name of the applicant as entered in the online application process. The expiration date of the BOC certification must be visible on the form of credential documentation submitted.

  • Name, phone number, office address, and email addresses of Alabama-licensed supervising physician (MD or DO)

    • You will have the opportunity to complete the Physician/Athletic Training Consent Agreement through this online application or

    • You must obtain the completed Physician/Athletic Trainer Protocol Consent Form prior to beginning the online application process. You will have the opportunity to upload this document within the online application.

  • Active certificates of licensure held in states other than Alabama.

  • Valid credit card or bank routing number and account number for payment of fee. A printable receipt will be available to you upon submission of your application.

If you have questions regarding any of the information requested as part of the Application for Licensure, please call the Alabama Board of Athletic Trainers at (334) 264-1929. If you have technical problems with the online process, please call the Technical Assistance number which appears at the bottom of the screen.

Renewal Type Payment Type Statutory Fee Total Fee (learn more)
Initial License Credit Card $175.00 $182.00
Initial License E-Check $175.00 $179.00

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