Respiratory License Renewal – Illinois

When does my license expire?

RCP licenses expire on October 31 of odd numbered years. However, see the next section…

When can I renew my license?

The holder of a license may renew with the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) during the month preceding the expiration date by paying the required fee.

How do I renew my license?

See the Resource Links below.

How many CEUs does Illinois require?

Every renewal applicant shall complete 24 hours of continuing education relevant to the practice of respiratory care required during each pre-renewal period. A pre-renewal period is the 24 months preceding October 31 in the year of the renewal. Effective January 1, 2020, the IDFPR requires completion of a 1 hour course on sexual harassment prevention training. We do not offer a class of this type. Click here for a provider of this course.

Can I get all of my CEUs online?

You can obtain all of your CEUs online. We offer Real-Time Live Broadcast, Recorded Live Credit Courses, and our Self-Directed (available 24/7) courses. See our Discounts page for special offers (including Unlimited CEUs).

Are your courses approved by both the AARC and the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR)?

Our courses are approved by the AARC and accepted by the IDFPR. To see our AARC approvals click here.

How much does my renewal cost?

License renewal is $100. An initial license is $120.

Resource Links

Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) – Respiratory Care (contact info on bottom of page)

IDFPR Renewal Deadlines

IDFPR License Search

IDFPR Online License Renewal

Illinois Respiratory Care Practice Act Continuing Education

Illinois Respiratory Care Practice Act

Illinois Respiratory Care Rules

Illinois 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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