NOTICEThe KBMIRT Renewal Application has been updated.  If you are within your renewal cycle, you should have received an email with instructions on how to renew​​​​​​​. ​ If you have any questions or concerns, please email kbmirt@ky.gov 

Our Office has Moved!!  The KBMIRT office is now located at 2365 Harrodsburg Rd, Suite A220, Lexington KY 405​04.  The mail is being forwarded ​to the new office.

Need to apply for an initial license or reinstate a lapsed license? ​ Go to "Apply for Initial or Temporary License" and select "Application Portal.  For reinstatement of a lapsed license, go to "Forms"​ where applications and instructions on the reinstatement​ process now available!  ​​

New Email Address: ​There is a new way to contact the Board staff!  Email kbmirt@ky.gov for inquiries.  

Renewal Window: Licensees are able to renew their Kentucky Radiation License online beginning on the first of the month prior to expiration.  Once renewal window closes, the online application is no longer available.​

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:

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.

​​​​​Current Fee Structure​:

  • Initial Application and License Fee - $100
  • Renewal License Fee- $50 per year
  • Temporary Application and License Fee - $100 This license is valid for one year only and cannot be renewed.
  • Reinstatement Fee - $100 The reinstatement fee is required in addition to the initial application and license fee.
  • Written Verification of Qualifications Fee - $25 per document
  • Continuing Education Approval Fee - $10/individual program request; $100/annual sponsoring institution (covers any and all CE requests for the calendar year).
  • Insufficient Funds Fee - $50​
All fees are non-refundable; pursuant to ​201 ​KAR 46:020.
Should you need additional information, please contact the KBMIRT Board at (502) 782-5687.​

Correspondence from the Board