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Respiratory Care Licensing

NOTICE OF DELIVERY SERVICE DELAYS

DC Health is experiencing delays in mail availability due to the impact of COVID-19 on the US postal service.

We appreciate your patience as we continue to process all mail in as timely a manner as possible.

ANNOUNCEMENT

IMPORTANT NOTICE

REGARDING PAPER APPLICATIONS
Important Notice (select link): 
DC Health No Longer Accepting Paper Applications (Beginning June 14, 2021)

 

ONLINE LICENSING APPLICATIONS

DC Health’s online licensing system is now LIVE.

 

The District of Columbia Department of Health, Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) is excited to announce the opening of our new online licensing system. Effective immediately, any healthcare provider who is interested in applying for a new health professional license, or to renew, reinstate, or reactivate an existing license, may do so by going to the below link and submitting an online application. All users are strongly encouraged to review the instructions prior to beginning the process.

https://doh.force.com/dchealthrenewals/s/portal-page

 

***COVID-19 UPDATES***

NEW COVID-19 MANDATES:

DC Health has implemented new mandates related to COVID-19. For more information, click on the following link(s):

COVID-19 VACCINE & COVID-19 C.E. REQUIREMENTS

(https://dchealth.dc.gov/node/1556816)

COVID-19 Guidance and Best Practices

For the most up to date information on the District's response to COVID-19, including information on best practices, licensure waivers, and recommended guidelines, please go to coronavirus.dc.gov.

Due to ongoing efforts to combat the spread of COVID-19, effective immediately, the Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) is implementing a 100% telework policy and will be available for mail services only.  If you are already in contact with a Health Licensing Specialist (HLS), please forward any documents to said HLS via email.

UPDATED: The Health Regulation and Licensing Administration (HRLA) Processing Center will fully reopen its public service counter Monday through Friday starting on July 12, 2021, from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm.

Please submit supplemental application documents to: DC Board of Respiratory Care, 899 North Capitol Street, NE, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20002 or to [email protected]

If you require assistance from the Board of Respiratory Care, please contact [email protected]. Individuals may also call the Processing Center at 1 (877) 672-2174 to get an update on their pending application.


The Board of Respiratory Care regulates the practice of respiratory care in DC. The Board advises the Mayor and enforces the law. The Board also evaluates applicants' qualifications, administers examinations, recommends standards and procedures, issues licenses, and make reports. Members must file personal financial disclosure statements. The Board consists of five members appointed by the Mayor and approved by the council: three respiratory therapists licensed in District, one physician with knowledge and experience in the practice of respiratory care, and one consumer member. Licenses expire on January 31 of odd years.  

The Board meets bi-monthly on the second Monday. Please note that meeting dates can change. In 2021, the Board plans to meet on the following dates:
  • February 8, 2021
  • May 10, 2021
  • July 12, 2021
  • November 8, 2021
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