On August 27, 2019 the Arizona State Board of Respiratory Care Examiners will begin accepting applications for licensure by universal recognition.
The universal recognition policy allows Arizona residents to use an out-of-state professional or occupational license to qualify for an Arizona license to work. To qualify, an applicant must:
-Prove residency in Arizona.
-Be currently licensed or certified for at least one year in another U.S. state in the discipline applied for and at the same level of practice as recognized in Arizona.
-Be in good standing in all states where currently or previously licensed or certified.
-Hold or have held an RRT Credential issued by the NBRC.
-Complete a criminal background check when required by law.
-Take and pass any applicable exam on Arizona state law.
-Pay all applicable fees to the Arizona State Board of Respiratory Care Examiners