Amendments to Administrative Regulations Effective October 28, 2020:  On May 15, 2020, the board filed amendments to several administrative regulations which became effective October 28, 2020.  View the administrative regulations here: 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. 

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

Change Your Address

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 on the second Wednesday, every other month at 1:00 pm at 125 Holmes Street, First Floor Conference Room, Frankfort, KY.  Until further notice, meetings will be held virtually.
The next scheduled Board Meeting  will be held October 13, 2021. 
If you would like more information about the meeting and how to attend, please email

This office will be closed in accordance with KRS 18A.190, KRS 2.190 and KRS 2.110 for the following dates in 2020:
  • Thursday, December 31, 2020 & Friday, January 1, 2021 New Year's
  • Monday, January 18, 2021 Martin Luther King, Jr's Birthday
  • Friday, April 2, 2021, half day, Good Friday
  • Monday, May 31, 2021, Memorial Day
  • Monday, July 5, 2021, Independence Day
  • Monday, September 6, 2021, Labor Day 
  • Thursday, November 11, 2021, Veterans Day
  • Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26, 2021 Thanksgiving
  • Thursday, December 23 and Friday, December 24, 2021 Christmas
  • Thursday, December 30, 2021 and Friday, December 31, 2021 New Year's

Correspondence from the Board

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