An applicant for licensure through national credentialing must submit official documentation demonstrating that the applicant has successfully passed the certified respiratory therapist (CRT) examination or registered respiratory therapist (RRT) examination, within one year preceding the date of application.
The documentation of a passing score must be mailed by the National Board for Respiratory Care to the agency. Copies of examination results or other documentation provided by the applicant are not acceptable. Note:
The applicant is responsible for payment of fees assessed by NBRC in obtaining required official documentation. Reciprocity
An applicant for licensure through reciprocity must submit:
- An Affidavit of Licensure to the agency for a current license to practice respiratory care issued from another city, county, or state, which meets or exceeds Oregon standards
- Official documentation demonstrating that the applicant has satisfactorily passed the NBRC examination or a state prepared examination that has been approved as being equivalent to the national examination.
The applicant is responsible for payment of any service fee the originating jurisdiction may assess for producing the Affidavit of Licensure.