Respiratory License Renewal – North Carolina

When does my license expire?

Please view your licensure card or verify your license online to find out when your license expires.

When can I renew my license?

You may renew online only during the month your license expires. RCPs are required to notify the Board within 30 days of any change in address and change in practice site.

How do I renew my license?

Please use the License Renewal link below.

How many CEUs does North Carolina require?

North Carolina requires completion of a minimum of 12 hours of Category I Continuing Education activities. A maximum of 6 hours of Distance Education (self-directed courses) is permitted.

Can I get all of my CEUs online?

Yes, you can obtain all of your CEUs online. We offer both Live and Self-Directed courses. See our Discounts page for special offers.

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

Our courses are approved by the AARC and therefore accepted by the NCRB (21 NCAC 61 .0401 A1).

How much does my renewal cost?

Renewal of an active license costs $75.

Board Contact Information

125 Edinburgh South Drive Suite 100

Cary, NC 27511

Phone: 919-878-5595

Fax: 919-878-5565


North Carolina Society for Respiratory Care Contact Information

Lucille Goddard

PO Box 1038

Carolina Beach, NC 28428

Phone: 336-757-2247


Resource Links

North Carolina Respiratory Care Board

License Verification

License Renewal


NCRCB Rules and Laws

North Carolina 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, 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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