Respiratory License Renewal – Alabama

When does my license expire?

Alabama licenses expire on October 31st 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?

It is required for you to renew your license through the online renewal system, linked below.

How many CEUs does Alabama require?

Alabama requires 24 CEUs completed within the last 2 years.

Can I get all of my CEUs online?

No. The Board only allows 12 hours of continuing education to be received online.

Where do I get the 12 remaining CEUS?

Alabama has approved 12 CEUs for ACLS or PALS classes or a combination of both but not 12 hours each. Area hospitals have CE programs, and you may also check with the Alabama Society for Respiratory Care for conference and education information.

Are your courses approved by both the AARC and the Alabama Respiratory Board?

Our courses are approved by the AARC and accepted by the Alabama Respiratory Board.

How much does my renewal cost?

The renewal fee for regular licensures is $75. Reinstatement of licensure requires a $150 reinstatement fee and a $75 licensing fee.

Board Contact Information

For Application and Licensure Inquiries, contact:

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 241386

Montgomery, AL 36124-1386

Physical Location:

2011 Berry Chase Place

Montgomery, AL 36117

Phone: 334-396-2332

Fax: 334-396-2384

Alabama Society for Respiratory Care Contact Information

View this page to contact the Alabama Society for Respiratory Care.

Resource Links

Alabama Society for Respiratory Care

Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy Website

Alabama State Board of Respiratory Therapy Frequently Asked Questions PDF

Alabama Respiratory Therapist License Application

Alabama Online Respiratory License Renewal

Alabama License Lookup/Verification

The information contained in this document was as accurate as possible at the time of publication. It is possible that errors exist or that current license requirements have changed. We encourage corrections and comments and will make modifications accordingly. Neither the author, Respiratory Associates of Texas, 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 courses are rejected by your state licensing authority our sole remedy will be a refund.

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