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The North Carolina Respiratory Care Board

Welcome to the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board

Please Read Instructions for Initial Licensing 

Board Office Location and Hours: As noted in 21 NCAC 61 .0102: The administrative offices of the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board (NCRCB) are located at 125 Edinburgh South Drive, Suite 100, Cary, NC 27511. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except North Carolina state holidays.

Military Public Notice: Individuals with a military designation in respiratory care or military spouses, as part of an active duty deployment reassigned to North Carolina, who holds an active respiratory care license in another state click here and review the requirements per the NC General Statute 93B-15.1. In order to serve you better, complete this survey so we can help guide you through the process before you apply and to avoid unnecessary cost. 


Please take notice that a Public Hearing was held on January 4, 2018, at 9:00 AM EST at the NCRCB board office located at 125 Edinburgh South Drive, Suite 100, Cary NC 27511. There were no participants so the hearing was suspended at 10:00 AM. A continuance of the hearing was scheduled for January 10, 2018, from 9:00 - 11:00 AM EST. The purpose of the Public Hearing is to receive public comments concerning re-adoption of existing rules published on the OAH website and in the NC Register, Volume 32, Issue 12, on December 15, 2017.  The Public may also provide written comments to the Board. The comment period will end at 5:00 PM on February 13, 2018. Comments may be sent to the address below. The meeting will take place at the Board Office located at 125 Edinburgh South Drive, Suite 100 in Cary, NC 27511. 

For further information, please contact:

William Croft, PhD, RRT, RCP
Executive Director
North Carolina Respiratory Care Board
125 Edinburgh South Drive, Suite 100
Cary, NC 27511
(919) 878-5595



Public Notice: At the January 8, 2015, meeting, the NC Respiratory Care Board approved a new policy allowing licensees to print their renewal cards. This change will allow you to print your cards. For this reason, renewal cards will no longer be mailed starting February 2, 2015. After renewing your license, you will be prompted to print your card when renewing. You will also receive an email with a PDF file for your records. You can download as a PDF for printing, sending to your manager, and maintaining a file copy for your records. Please be aware that your pop-up blocker must be set to allow pop-ups from the NCRCB website. 

Public Notice: Please Keep your email address up to date. The NCRCB will use your email address as the primary source of providing you with information including your license renewal reminder.

Latest News

North Carolina Respiratory Care Board Meeting Highlights

Posted: 11/15/2017 10:46:00 AM

All highlights will be published in a PDF format and hyperlinked each quarter to maintain the website more efficiently. Once the minutes are approved by the Board, these will be placed in the meeting minutes section of the website and most recent highlights will be linked here. 

Highlights from the North Carolina Respiratory Care Board Meeting on October 12, 2017



Online Services

CLICK LOGIN to enter our online services system to complete the following services: Update your address, practice site, phone number and email address, Request (Certification) Verification of your RCP license to another state, Request a Replacement Licensure Card, Request a Name Change and a new License Card. Online services also include Application for an RCP license and an online Complaint Form.

Notice: RCP's must maintain their NBRC credentials for their RCP license.

NOTICE: You may renew online only during the month your license expires. Reminder- 21 NCAC 61 .0501 requires the RCP to notify the Board within 30 days of any change in address and change in practice site.