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New licenses are posted to this site immediately when a license is issued and the licensee is valid to start practicing. Photo ID License Cards and Renewal stickers are no longer being issued. If you need to verify a license please click "Verify License" where you may view or print a copy for your records. You do not need to "log in" to verify a license. These verifications print in a certificate format and meet all JACHO requirements.
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IMPORTANT NOTICE – 30CSR1; CRITERIA FOR LICENSURE
(Legislative Rule; Passed April 8, 2021)

EFFECTIVE 7/1/2022, THIS BOARD WILL ONLY LICENSE APPLICANTS APPLYING AS “NEW OR REINSTATEMENT” WITH REGISTERED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST (RRT) CREDENTIALS CONFERRED BY THE NATIONAL BOARD OF RESPIRATORY CARE. ANY LICENSED RESPIRATORY THERAPIST CERTIFIED (LRTC) ACTIVE OR INACTIVE STATUS (NOT EXPIRED) ON OUR DATABASE RECORDS WILL BE GRANDFATHERED.

NEW LICENSE APPLICATION

APPLY FOR A LICENSE ONLINE: (PREFERRED)
PLEASE NOTE WHEN YOU “APPLY” FOR A LICENSE ONLINE, YOU MAY PAY BY CREDIT CARD AND UPLOAD COPIES OF YOUR ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS; NBRC CERTIFICATE OR SCORE REPORTS, SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPTS, ANY REQUIRED CEUS**, AND A COPY OF YOUR GOVERNMENT ISSUED PHOTO ID. WHEN APPLYING ONLINE YOU ARE NOT REQUIRED TO HAVE YOUR DOCUMENTS NOTARIZED.

LICENSE REINSTATEMENT APPLICATION

** ONLINE IS THE PREFERRED METHOD FOR REINSTATEMENT **
To reinstate an expired or inactive license online, you must login with your email address as your user ID. 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 Reinstate button to reinstate then mark reinstatement at the top.
If you do not remember your license number, you may use the Verify License option above to search for yourself to find your old number.
You may ALSO manually apply with the New Application Form under Reports and Forms and submit along with a applicable fee by check/money order to PO Box 40329, Charleston, WV 25364. This manual method may delay issuance of your license.

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.

Visiting the Board Office

When visiting the Board Office, please make an appointment in advance by calling 304-558-1382 or emailing wvborc@wv.gov. You may use the dropbox when we are away from the office.
(Closed on all Government Holidays)

Continuing Education Requirements

Continuing Education is Waived during State of Emergency
As a result of the CEU requirement being waived in 2020, the current CEU accrual period is between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2022. Twenty CEUs taken within this time frame will need to be reported to the board office along with your annual license renewal application in the months of November and December in 2022.

Upcoming Meetings

2022 Scheduled Board Meetings
     February 18, 2022
     May 17, 2022
     August 17, 2022
     November 16, 2022
Note: All meetings start at 11:00 AM and are conducted in the board office, located at 106 Dee Drive, Suite 1, Charleston, WV 25311. Agenda will be available 3 days prior to the meetings by calling the office 304-558-1382.

See Board Minutes

Board Members


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