Respiratory License Renewal – Alabama

When does my license expire?

Alabama licenses expire on October 31 of odd-numbered years, regardless of issue date.

When can I renew my license?

Renewals begin around the beginning of September in odd-numbered years.

How do I renew my license?

You renew your license through the Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy (ASBRT) online renewal system, linked below.

How many CEUs does Alabama require?

Alabama requires 24 CEUs completed within the last 2 years. Here is the CEU Clarification from the ASBRT website:

o Traditional Courses consist of and include live in-person and/or web-based interactive seminars, workshops, regional, state education meetings, etc., approved for AARC CRCE credit. Our CEUs > Real-Time Live Broadcast courses qualify as traditional courses.
o Recorded web-based seminars, programs, educational offerings can only be counted as non-traditional CEUs. Our courses on the CEUs > Recorded Live Credit Course Schedule page and our Self-Directed (available 24/7) courses qualify as non-traditional courses.
o Licensees may only count 12 non-traditional CEUs for the 24 month reporting period (or half of the required number of CEUs if the reporting period is less than 24 months).

Can I get all of my CEUs online?

You can obtain all of your CEUs online though our website. See our Discounts page for special offers, including Unlimited CEUs and Real-Time Live Broadcast bundle pricing.

Are your courses approved by both the AARC and the ASBRT?

Our courses are approved for CRCE by the AARC and accepted by the ASBRT.

How much does my renewal cost?

License renewal is $130.

Resource Links

Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy (ASBRT)

ASBRT Contact Info

ASBRT License Lookup


ASBRT Online RT License Application

ASBRT Online RT License Renewal

ASBRT CE Instructions

ASBRT Administrative Code

Alabama Society for Respiratory Care

The information contained on this page was as accurate as possible at the time it was researched. It is possible that errors exist or that current license requirements have changed. We encourage corrections and comments and will make modifications accordingly. Neither Respiratory Associates nor any other individual or institution, except the person renewing their license, is responsible or liable for any consequences of its use. You are encouraged to read your state licensure requirements from the primary source, e.g. state website. If any of our CEU courses are rejected by your state licensing authority our sole remedy will be a refund.

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