Amendments to Administrative Regulations Effective July 5, 2019:  On March 15, 2019, the board filed amendments to several administrative regulations.  On July 5, 2019, the amendments became effective and may be viewed by following this link: KBMIRT Administrative Regulations  

Renewal Window Updated!!  Licensees are now able to renew their Kentucky Radiation License online beginning on the first of the month prior to expiration. 

Senate Bill 116: SB 116 was signed into law on March 10, 2017.  The bill amends KRS 311B.100 to create a section that includes an additional pathway to licensure if an applicant did not graduate from an accredited educational program as established in 201 KAR 46:030.  Link to updated statute: KRS 311B.100

We heard your suggestion!!!  A new feature to our website allows individuals to print their license at any time.  Simply go to "Print Your License" and log in to view and print your license.

Please note: All final disciplinary action by KBMIRT is reported to the National Practitioner Data Base (NPDB).  



Who Must Be Licensed?

Any individual who operates radiation emitting equipment for medicine, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, chiropractic, podiatry or bone densitometry must maintain an active Kentucky state license. These disciplines include professionals of radiography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, radiologist assistants and limited x-ray machine operators.
Licensure Categories:
General Radiation License:
Graduates that have completed an accredited educational program in radiography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy or radiologist assistant who hold a valid certificate from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB) may be licensed.
Temporary Radiation License:
Recent graduates who have completed an educational program cited above and are awaiting examination with the ARRT or the NMTCB. This license is valid for one year only and is not renewable.
Limited X-ray Machine Operator (LXMO) License:
Graduates that have completed a formal education program for Limited X-ray Machine Operators approved by the board and passed the Kentucky Limited Scope Exam. 
Temporary LXMO License:
Recent graduates that have completed a formal education program for Limited X-ray Machine Operators that are awaiting examination for the Kentucky Limited Scope Exam.  This license is valid for one year only and is not renewable.




Online Services

Renew Your License

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License Verification

Print Your License

Contact Info:

Phone:   502-782-5687
Fax:        502-782-6495
Address: 125 Holmes St, Suite 320
                 Frankfort, KY 40601

Board Meetings

All board meetings are open to the public.  Individuals that are interested in addressing the board should submit a written request at least ten (10) days prior to the board meeting in order to be placed on the agenda.
Board meetings are held the second Wednesday of each month at 1:00 pm at 125 Holmes Street, First Floor Conference Room, Frankfort, KY
The next regularly scheduled Board Meeting is December 11, 2019.

This office will be closed in accordance with KRS 18A.190, KRS 2.190 and KRS 2.110 for the following dates in 2019:
  • Monday, January 21, 2019       Martin Luther King, Jr's Birthday
  • One-half day, Friday, April 19, 2019 Good Friday
  • Monday, May 27, 2019         Memorial Day
  • Thursday, July 4, 2019 Independence Day
  • Monday, September 2, 2019     Labor Day
  • Monday, November 11, 2019 Veterans Day
  • Thursday & Friday, November 28-29, 2019 Thanksgiving
  • Tuesday & Wednesday, December 24-25, 2019 Christmas
  • Tuesday, December 31, 2019 & Wednesday, January 1, 2020 New Year's

Correspondence from the Board

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