Why Join OPTL

Membership Benefits

OPTL represents solely in Lebanon physical therapists working in clinical practice, academia, administration, research as well as physical therapy students.

OPTL membership is mandatory for being able to practice physical therapy in Lebanon.

Apart from that, membership grants you the possibility of connecting with others, staying up-to-date concerning all the news in the profession and accessing relevant information

Membership gives you the possibility of contributing in all revisions of legislation, regulations and policies. You will also be supported in advancing your profession and protected.

What are the possible benefits?
• Professional networking
• Career development
• Online resources and publications for EBP
• Online learning platform
• Access to journals and databases
• Payment resources
• Insurance policy
• Superannuation fund program

Superannuation fund

Superannuation fund is any plan, fund, or scheme which provides retirement income.
A superannuation is an organizational pension program created by OPTL for the benefit of its members.
Funds deposited in a superannuation account will grow, typically without any tax implications, until retirement or withdrawal.

A member is considered to be superannuated upon reaching the proper age of retirement, when he/she will be able to draw benefits from the fund.

The Superannuation fund shall give the opportunity of retired member to receive a monthly income based upon the result of a national study concerning the appropriate amount to be given for insuring a decent lifestyle.

Numerous activities are currently being undertaken to revise the existing superannuation program, and to provide the appropriate funds for sustaining this program in the future.

Insurance Offer

Exclusive offer for OPTL members

OPTL offers to members the best liability coverage that was chosen after revising the different offers given by insurance companies in Lebanon.
OPTL members are eligible to apply for this offer and can have

For more information, please contact
Mr. Pierre Bechwati | Libano-Swisse
+961 3 725 775

PT Vacancies

OPTL is striving to ensure appropriate placement of the Lebanese physical therapists. Therefore, physiotherapy jobs Ads are going to be available on this website and vacancies will be updated regularly.

This is a resource for physical therapists as well as for physical therapy students since a segment will highlight vacancies for students.

Library services

OPTL offers access to its already established library for physical therapists and physical therapy students. Numerous printed-out resources are available in collections. You can visit the library during business hours throughout the week.

Order of Physiotherapist in Lebanon

OPTL is responsible of registering physical therapists and physical therapy students, working to develop codes, standards, and professional guidelines, handling complaints, conducting investigations and organizing disciplinary hearings, assessing practice qualifications and approving standards for the study of Physiotherapy in Lebanon.

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