Renewal information may be obtained by contacting the Respiratory Care Committee. Please be sure to provide your name, current address and license number with any written correspondence.
Expired Licenses - Penalty Fees
A licensee my reinstate a respiratory care license up to three (3) years after the expiration date by paying a late fee of $50.00 in addition to the renewal fee of $50.00, for a total fee of $100.00. You may renew online at PLA Online Services or contact our office to request an application.
Expired Licenses - After Three (3) Years
If your respiratory care license has been expired for three (3) years or more you must contact the Respiratory Care Committee for an application. You will be required to complete the following:
1. Completion of reinstatement application.
2. Payment of a Reinstatement Fee (Current renewal fee plus the current application fee): $100.00
3. Proof of continuing education for the time period the license has been expired. (See chart below.)
4. Retake and pass the current entry level National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) examination with proof of the current examination results submitted to the Committee. Please contact the NBRC at:
National Board of Respiratory Care, Inc.
18000 W. 105th Street
Olathe, KS 66061-7543
Telephone: (913) 895-4900
Web Site: http://www.nbrc.org/
Continuing Education Requirements
Information regarding continuing education requirements is located at the Committee's website. Below is a chart of how many continuing education hours you may be required to complete in order to renew your license based upon the expiration date:
|LICENSE EXPIRED||CONTINUING EDUCATION HOURS REQUIRED|
|December 31, 1992||135*|
|December 31, 1994||135|
|December 31, 1996||120|
|December 31, 1998||105|
|December 31, 2000||90|
|December 31, 2002||75|
|December 31, 2004||60|
|December 31, 2006||45|
|December 31, 2008||
|December 31, 2010||
*Respiratory care practitioners were not required to complete continuing education for the renewal of their license in 1992.