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Renew your respiratory therapist license

You can renew your respiratory therapist license online right here.

Board of Respiratory Care

The Details

What you need

When to need to renew
  • Every even year, by May 31st
    • If your renewal is received beyond the license expiration date, you will have to pay an additional fee, listed below.
What you need
  • Your SSN
  • Your Online Licensing username and password
    • If you do not have an account yet, you may search for your records with your Date of Birth and SSN
  • You must have 15 CEUs at the time you renew your license:
    • 6 CEUs may be in online courses
    • 9 CEUs must be contact hours
      • The Board accepts contact hours that are "live courses" where there is opportunity for direct communication between the instructor and the student


We accept checks or credit cards as payment. Make checks payable to “Commonwealth of Massachusetts”.

Name Fee Unit
Respiratory therapist license renewal $110 each
Late renewal fee $57 per late license renewal (in addition to renewal fee)
Handling charge for returned checks $23 each

How to renew

Renew your license online through our Online Licensing portal.

We encourage you to renew online. To get a paper application, you can call the Board at the number listed below. Please be sure to provide your license number when contacting the Board.



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