New Hampshire Respiratory Care Practitioners Governing Board
The site was developed to provide items of interest to licensees, applicants, and consumers. It is our hope that the site is useful and informative. We invite you to contact the office with your comments, suggestions or further information on specific questions.
The Board of Respiratory Care Providers consists of 5 members who serve a 3 year term. A Board member is only allowed to serve 2 conseutive 3 year terms. By New Hampshire Statute RSA 328-F:4 the Board must be comprised of the following 5 members:
3 licensed respiratory care practitioners who have actively engaged in the practice of respiratory care in this state for at least 3 years, 1 physician knowledgeable in the practice of respiratory care, and 1 public member.
The Board is currently looking for 1 Public Member, 1 Respiratory Care Practitioner, and 1 Physician knowledgeable in the practice of respiratory care. If you are interested contact Jennifer Kuzma in the Governors Office at 603-271-2121. If you would like information on the Boards functions contact Tina Kelley at 603-271-8389.
Initial Licensure or Reinstatement of Licensure
To apply for an initial New Hampshire license or to reinstate a New Hampshire license, go to "Forms and Documents" and use our electronic submission feature to request an application packet or contact the Office of Licensed Allied Health Professionals at 603-271-8389 and request an application packet.
All Respiratory Care Practitioners licenses expire December on 31 in every odd-numbered years per New Hampshire Statute RSA 328-F:19. Depending on when your application is approved a license may be valid for a few months of the two-year cycle. Initial license fees are not pro-rated. Renewal notices are sent out from the office no later than October 15 of the renewal year. Continuing education requirements are dependent on initial and ongoing timelines of licenses.
Whether moving around New Hampshire or relocating to another state, every licensee is obligated to notify this office of any changes. Allied Health law RSA 328-F:21 states … "Licensees shall maintain their current business and home address on file with the applicable board. Any changes in address shall be provided to the office no later than 30 days from the date of the change." Keeping your file information current is your responsibility.