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.
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.