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Indiana Professional Licensing Agency

PLA > Professions > Respiratory Care Committee > Reinstatement Of An Expired License Reinstatement Of An Expired License

Renewal information may be obtained by calling the Respiratory Care Group at (317) 234-2054 or by email at or by FAX at (317) 233-4236. You may also submit your request in writing to:

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Attn:  Indiana Respiratory Care Committee
402 West Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana  46204

Please be sure to give us your name, current address and license number or social security number.

A licensee my reinstate a respiratory care license up to three (3) years after the expiration date by paying a late fee of $50.00 in addition to the renewal fee of $50.00.  Total:  $100.00.  You may go online at Express to renew online or you may contact our office by calling (317) 234-2054 to request a reinstatement application. 

If your respiratory care license has been expired for three (3) years or more you will need to contact the Respiratory Care Group by calling (317) 234-2054 or by email at to have a reinstatement application emailed to you.   You will be required to complete the following:

1.  Completion of reinstatement application.
2.  Payment of a Reinstatement Fee (Current renewal fee plus the current application fee):  $100.00
3.  Proof of continuing education for the time period the license has been expired. (See chart below.)
4.  Retake and pass the current entry level National Board for Respiratory Care (NBRC) examination with proof of the current examination results submitted to the Committee.  Please contact the NBRC at:
National Board of Respiratory Care, Inc.
18000 W. 105th Street
Olathe, KS  66061-7543
Telephone:  (913) 895-4900
Web Site:

Information regarding continuing education requirements is located at the Committee's website. Below is a chart of how many continuing education hours you may be required to complete in order to renew your license based upon the expiration date:

December 31, 1992 135*
December 31, 1994 135
December 31, 1996 120
December 31, 1998 105
December 31, 2000 90
December 31, 2002 75
December 31, 2004 60
December 31, 2006 45
December 31, 2008


 December 31, 2010


*Respiratory care practitioners were not required to complete continuing education for the renewal of their license in 1992.