OAR 331-710-0010
Application Requirements for a Respiratory Therapist License

An individual applying for licensure to practice respiratory care must:
(1) Meet the requirements of OAR 331 Division 30.
(2) Submit a completed application form prescribed by the Office that must contain the information listed in OAR 331-030-0000 (Application Requirements) and be accompanied by payment of the required application and license fees;
(3) Pass a fingerprint-based national criminal background check pursuant to OAR 331-030-0004 (Fingerprinting, State and Nationwide Criminal Background Checks, Fitness Determinations);
(4) Be at least 18 years old and provide official documentation confirming date of birth, such as a copy of the birth certificate, driver’s license, passport or military/government identification;
(5) Submit proof of having a high school diploma or equivalent;
(6) Submit satisfactory evidence of having an active credential as an RRT through the NBRC. Proof of having an active RRT credential must be submitted directly to the Office by the NBRC; and
(7) Submit proof of having passed the Respiratory Therapy Oregon Laws and Administrative rules examination within two years before the date of application.
(8) An individual licensed prior to January 1, 2018, who obtained licensure with a Certified Respiratory Therapist (CRT) credential through the NBRC, is not required to obtain the RRT credential.

Source: Rule 331-710-0010 — Application Requirements for a Respiratory Therapist License, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=331-710-0010.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 331-710-0010’s source at or​.us