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Respiratory Therapy Technician Professional License


State Education, Department of

Respiratory therapist technicians must be licensed to practice in New York State. This license is from the New York State Department of Education (NYSDOE).

License holders must be supervised by a physician. Applicants must meet educational and experience requirements, and pass an exam. Those who have not passed the exam can get a limited permit. This permit allows someone to practice under the supervision of a licensed therapist or physician. Applicants must pass exams from the National Board for Respiratory Care. Click the following link to read about the exams.

NYS Education Department

Office of the Professions
Registration Unit, State Education Building
2nd Floor
Albany, NY 12234-1000
Phone (518) 474-3817
Fax (518) 402-2323

TDD/TTY: (518) 473-1426

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