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Verify CHT Status

Official verification of certification
status of Certified Hand Therapist
(CHT) is available to all interested parties.



The Mary Kasch Hand Therapy Certification Scholarship provides opportunities for professional development by providing financial support to an OT/PT interested in pursuing certification in hand therapy.

Certify - General Certification Policies

Please use the links below to review the certification policies.
 files transferring General Certification Policies

Certification Fee Refunds

  • Eligible candidates who decide not to take the Hand Therapy Certification Examination must send a written request for a refund to the HTCC Administrative Office by April 15th, for the May examination and October 15th, for the November examination. The initial registration fee will be returned minus a $75 processing fee within 30 days after receipt of the refund request.
  • If a candidate has already made an appointment for their examination with AMP, candidates will receive a refund of their initial registration fee minus $175.
  • After April 15th or October 15th, and until the Hand Therapy Certification Examination is administered, requests to withdraw from the exam due to extreme personal hardship or extraordinary circumstance will be considered on an individual basis. Such requests must be in writing, with an explanation of the hardship, and should be sent to the HTCC Administrative Office. A partial refund may be given.;
  • No refunds will be issued without written notification of cancellation by the candidate.
  • No refunds will be given once administration of the exam has begun.
  • Application fees may not and will not be applied to a future examination.


The Hand Therapy Certification Commission, Inc., and its testing company, Applied Measurement Professionals (AMP), endorse the principles of equal opportunity. Eligibility criteria for examination and certification under the Hand Therapy Certification program are applied equally to all certification candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, veteran status, marital status, or disability.

Release of Information

HTCC will maintain a complete listing of CHTs. HTCC will verify the CHT status, but not examination scores, for employers, credentialing agencies, academic institutions, etc., upon request. Candidate information is held in strict confidence by HTCC and is not released.

Important Dates

2022 Exam Dates

April 25 - May 14

October 24 - November 12

Application Deadlines: April 15th for the May exam and October 15th for the November exam.

Find or Post a Job

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therapists. Click on the button to navigate our job post database.

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Continuing Education

Courses listed in the calendar are offered as a public service by HTCC.

Courses range from CE courses, Certification Programs, Fellowship and Independent Study.