A: The PTCAS fee is $130 to apply to one program and $35 for each additional program. Your designated PT program may also require you to send a supplemental fee directly to the institution.
A: The PTCAS payment screens are not available until after you e-submit your application. The total amount owed depends on your total number of designated PT programs. Once you are satisfied that all required sections of your application are complete and correct, click the e-submit button on your My Application page and follow the on-screen instructions to submit payments.
A: No. PTCAS does not accept personal checks to pay for your application. PTCAS accepts money order and credit card payments only.
A: PTCAS will accept the following credit cards: MasterCard, Visa, and Discover.
A: To pay for your application with a money order, select “Pay by Money Order” after you have e-submitted your application. All money orders must be payable in U.S. funds to PTCAS.
Note: You must include your name and PTCAS ID number on the memo line and attach the PTCAS payment form, which will be generated when you confirm your selection of Money Order as your payment option.
A: Mail your money order payment to the following mailing address:
PTCAS Application Fees
P.O. Box 9112
Watertown, MA 02471
A: No. If you pay by money order, your payment must arrive separately from your transcript. Your official transcripts must come directly from your institutional registrar or records office. If your payment arrives with your transcript, PTCAS will consider your transcript unofficial and your file incomplete.
A: No. PTCAS cannot take any payments by phone. PTCAS will only accept (1) credit card payments submitted online or (2) money orders sent to PTCAS.
A: No. Once you have e-submitted your application, you cannot change your payment option.
A: There are four primary reasons your payment was not processed.
A: PTCAS will assess a service charge of $20.00 for credit card charge backs not authorized by PTCAS. You will be instructed to pay the application fee and service charge within 10 business days. If you do not comply, PTCAS will stop the processing of your application and notify your designated PT programs. You will not be allowed to apply to PT programs through PTCAS in future cycles until all fees owed to PTCAS from previous cycles are paid in full.
A: If you have e-submitted your application but wish to withdraw your application from ALL of your designated programs, you must contact PTCAS in writing with explicit instructions to place your application On Hold and to notify ALL of your designated PTCAS programs that you have withdrawn your application from consideration. Your request letter must include your PTCAS ID number, be legible, and be signed and dated. PTCAS will not accept withdrawal notifications sent by e-mail. PTCAS does not grant fee refunds under any circumstances, even if you withdraw your application. Mail your application withdrawal request to the following address:
PTCAS Application Withdrawals
P.O. Box 9112
Watertown, MA 02471
A: If you applied to more than one program and wish to withdraw from only one or some of your designated programs, you must notify the institution(s) directly. PTCAS does not grant fee refunds under any circumstances, even if you withdraw your application.
A: No. Once you have e-submitted your application, you cannot receive an application fee refund under any circumstance. You are expected to have given careful consideration to your selection of programs before you e-Submit your application. Keep in mind that you are able to add additional designations after you e-submit, so if you are unsure as to whether you wish to apply to a particular program, e-submit your application only for those programs you are certain about and wait to add any other programs until you are confident that you want to apply.
A: PTCAS will not issue refunds for missing materials. It is your responsibility to monitor the status of your required application materials. PTCAS will NOT notify applicants of missing application materials.
A: No. Once you e-submit your application to PTCAS, refunds will not be issued. You must comply with program deadlines and policies as provided on the PTCAS program pages. It is your responsibility to be sure your application has been e-submitted to PTCAS before 11:59pm Eastern Standard Time (EST) on the deadline date of your selected PT program(s).