Respiratory License Renewal – Missouri

When does my license expire?

The deadline to renew your license is July 31, 2018.

When can I renew my license?

The board will mail a notice to each person licensed during the preceding licensing period at least 30 calendar days prior to the expiration of the license.

How do I renew my license?

To renew your license to active status the licensee must:

  • Have completed the required twenty-four (24) hours of continuing education, of which twelve (12) hours must be from traditional programs. The courses must have been completed from August 1, 2016 – July 31, 2018.
  • For approved continuing education, please review 20 CSR 2255-4.010 of the Rules and Regulations at
  • Only those licensees who receive an audit letter will be required to submit their continuing education certificates to the Board.
  • No CEs are required for licensees who were originally issued a license on or after 08/01/2016.

How many CEUs does Missouri require?

Missouri requires 24 CEUs, with at least 12 being traditional live courses.

Can I get all of my CEUs online?

Yes, you can get all 24 online, as long as at least 12 are live with opportunity for instructor interaction. Our live courses meet this requirement.

Are your courses approved by both the AARC and the Missouri Board for Respiratory Care?

Our courses are AARC approved and therefore accepted by the Missouri Board for Respiratory Care.

How much does my renewal cost?

It is unclear on the board website how much the renewal costs. According to the AARC, the renewal is $20.

Board for Respiratory Care Contact Information

3605 Missouri Boulevard

PO Box 1335

Jefferson City, MO 65102-1335

Phone: 573-522-5864

Fax: 573-526-3489

TTY: 800-735-2966

Voice Relay: 800-735-2466


Missouri Society for Respiratory Care Contact Information

Contact Us Page

Resource Links

Missouri Division of Professional Registration: Board for Respiratory Care

Online License Renewal

Missouri Continuing Education Requirements

Missouri 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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