West Virginia
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License Renewals


All Respiratory Therapists must renew their license during the annual renewal period which always begins November 1 and ends December 31. Failure to renew on time will result in an expired license on January 1.
Renewal applications must be paid online or postmarked in November to pay at the $55.00 fee.
Renewal applications paid online or postmarked in December pay at the $65.00 fee.
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New Applicants

New applicants can fill out the request form online (Go to Apply Online above), follow the wizard until completed, attaching required documentation, and paying the appropriate fee.
Or they may print and send in a paper copy with documentation and payment.
This form is found under Reports and Forms above.

Reinstate a License

To Reinstate an expired license online you must login with your email address as your username. If you have not logged in before you may need to check with our office that we have your correct email address on file. Once logged in, you will need to click the Apply Online button to Reinstate then mark reinstatement at the top. You may alternatively find the New Application Form under ‘Reports and Forms’ and submit it along with a $200 check/money order to PO Box 40329 Charleston WV 25364.

Documents with Payments Enclosed
are to be mailed to WVBORC PO Box 40329, Charleston, WV 25364.

Documents without Payments Enclosed
are to be mailed to WVBORC, 106 Dee Drive, Ste 1, Charleston, WV 25311.

Employers/New Applicants
New licenses are posted to this site immediately when numbers are issued and are valid to start practicing. Photo ID License Cards are no longer being issued to licensees but sealed verifications may be sent upon request. If you need to verify if a practitioner has a valid license please click "Verify License" where you may view or print a copy for your records. These verifications meet the requirements mandated by JACHO.

News & Announcements

2020 CEU Exemption Notification
7/10/2020
Additional info

Continuing Education Requirements

Continuing Education is Waived during State of Emergency
Respiratory Therapists must take their CEU's prior to September 30, 2022. CEU's will be reported to the board office along with your 2023 license renewal application in the months of November and December 2022.

TEMPORARY EMERGENCY LICENSES

The Governor, by Executive Order, and the West Virginia Board of Respiratory Care by vote, has suspended statute language and some rules to expedite licensure of Respiratory Therapists. These suspensions are TEMPORARY in nature and all suspended requirements will have to be fulfilled after the Declaration of Emergency Order is lifted or the license will expire. You may complete a Temporary Emergency Application found under reports and forms only if you plan to work as an RT in WV temporarily. See COVID-19 Temporary License and Changes for more information.

Upcoming Meetings

Board Meeting
09/15/2021 01:00 PM - 09/15/2021 04:00 PM
106 Dee Drive, Suite 1, Charleston, WV

See Board Minutes

Board Members


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