Respiratory License Renewal – Louisiana

When does my license expire?

Licenses expire on the last day of the month in which the licensee was born.

When can I renew my license?

Licenses must be renewed within 8 weeks (56 days) of your current expiration date.

How do I renew my license?

Licenses are renewed by submitting to the board a renewal application in a format prescribed by the board, the renewal fee, and documentation of at least ten contact hours of approved CEUs completed during the last twelve months. Specific renewal instructions and applications may be obtained from the board’s web page or upon personal or written request to the board.

How many CEUs does Louisiana require?

Louisiana requires at least 10 CEU hours.

Can I get all of my CEUs online?

Yes, you can get all 10 of your CEUs online.

Are your courses approved by both the AARC and the Louisiana Board?

Yes, our courses are approved by the AARC and accepted by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.

How much does my renewal cost?

The annual renewal fee is $85.

Board Contact Information

630 Camp Street

New Orleans, LA 70130

Respiratory Contact:

Lynne Hull

Extension 256

Direct Dial: 504-568-1083

Fax: 504-568-6823


Contact Us Page

Resource Links

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners – Respiratory Therapists

Professional and Occupational Standards for Respiratory Therapists

License Verifications

License Renewal – Allied Health

Louisiana Society for Respiratory Care

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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