Amendments to Administrative Regulation Effective Immediately:
An emergency amendment to 201 KAR 46:020, Section 9 was filed recently to update the fee for the Limited X-ray Machine Operator Exam. More information is available here.
Amendments to Administrative Regulation Filed by the Board:
An amendment to 201 KAR 46:060, Section 2 was filed February 15, 2022 to further clarify which academic courses may be approved for continuing education, clarify the CE hours for an education course, and remove the ability for a CE presenter to earn CE for the presentation of the course. More information is available here
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.
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.