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Laws & Rules



Temporary/Conditional Licensure due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

(As set forth in Executive Order #2020-20 effective 4/3/2020)

If you were licensed by the NDSBRC and in good standing within the five (5) years preceding April 3, 2020, you may apply to temporarily re-instate your license during the time span of the COVID-19 state of emergency. Students of North Dakota State University Respiratory Therapy Program and University of Mary Respiratory Therapy Program may apply for a temporary/conditional license as well. Click here to print the application form. You may either mail or e-mail the form to the NDSBRC office for processing.

If you are currently license in another state and wish to seek emergency licensure in North Dakota, please visit the North Dakota Department of Health at https://www.health.nd.gov/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/resources-health-care as per Executive Order #2020-05.1.

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Welcome to the North Dakota State Board of Respiratory Care

You have come to the right place for information about licensing for Respiratory Care Practitioners and Polysomnographic Technologists in the State of North Dakota. Feel free to email us with your address changes, inquiries on your license information, and license verification requests. Here you will find North Dakota State Board of Respiratory Care forms, licensing and renewal information, rules and regulations as well as other information. If you are unable to find the information you are looking for, please email us and we will be happy to assist you.

NDSBRC office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST Monday through Friday. The office is closed from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. for lunch and is also closed on State and Federal holidays.

Thank you all for your commitment and leadership that you provide to the Respiratory Care and Polysomnography profession.

Amended Administrative Rules effective July 1, 2018! The fees for initial licensure and renewal of licensure are now $80.00. Also, the Board has adopted the AARC’s 2015 Professional Conduct Statement as its code of ethics for respiratory therapists.