Reinstatement of a Lapsed License


Before applying for licensure, please familiarize yourself with the general licensing policies.


An applicant for reinstatement of a Connecticut license that has lapsed due to nonrenewal shall provide the following documentation:


A completed, notarized application with photo and fee in the amount of $190.00 in the form of a check or money order payable to, “Treasurer, State of Connecticut”;


The applicant’s current curriculum vitae (CV) or synopsis of professional activity since completion of the applicant's respiratory care educational program;


Verification of all licenses held, current or expired, sent directly from the appripriate jurisdiction.  Please contact the jurisdiction prior to submssion of the requried form as some may charge a fee for this service; 


Verification from the appropriate authority confirming your most recent employment; including dates and overall evaluation of your ability to practice with reasonable skill and safety; and


Verification of completion of 6 hours of continuing education (CE) during the one year immediately preceding the date of application for reinstatement.


Typically, applicants for reinstatement who have not been in active, clinical practice for longer than five years are required to complete a period of refresher training.  Applicants will receive further information from the Department upon receipt of all required documentation.


Please arrange for all supporting documents to be submitted from the source to:


Connecticut Department of Public Health

RCP Licensure

410 Capitol Ave., MS # 12 APP

P.O. Box 340308

Hartford, CT 06134

Phone: (860) 509-7603

Fax: (860) 707-1982