Respiratory License Renewal – Montana

When does my license expire?

Respiratory licenses expire on May 1 and must be renewed each year. Continuing education for licensees is due at licensure renewal every even-numbered year.

When can I renew my license?

The renewal period is March 3 through May 1. Late Renewal is online for 45 days until June 16.

How do I renew my license?

Renew your license via the Renewal link below.

How many CEUs does Montana require?

Montana requires 24 hours completed in the preceding 24 months.

Can I get all of my CEUs online?

Yes, you can get all of your CE hours online.

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

Our courses are AARC approved, and therefore accepted by the Montana Respiratory Board.

How much does my renewal cost?

Active and late renewal is $75, and inactive is $50.

Do I receive credit for BLS/ACLS/PALS/NRP classes?

  • ACLS Alone – 4 CEUs
  • PALS Alone – 4 CEUs
  • ACLS + PALS – 4 CEUs (no extra credit for multiple programs)
  • ACLS + PALS + NRP: 4 CEUs (no extra credit for multiple programs)

Board Contact Information

Board Management:

Cyndi Reichenbach, Executive Officer

Board Management Bureau

Phone: 406-841-2392


Continuing Education:

Phone: 406-444-5696


Renewal Questions, verification to other states, address changes, and name changes:

Phone: 406-444-6880


Application or Licensing questions for RCPs:

Phone: 406-444-5711


Compliant Information:

LaVelle Potter, Compliance Specialist

Phone: 406-841-2362


Montana Society for Respiratory Care Contact Information

PO Box 6887

Great Falls, MT 59406

Phone: 406-771-4359


Resource Links

Montana Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners

Renewal & Licensee Lookup System

Administrative Rules – Board of Respiratory Care Practitioners

Continuing Education Requirements

Montana 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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