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Renewal Process - Non-Certified Radiologic Technician Registry

Until 2017, in order to perform radiologic procedures in Texas under a physician’s supervision, Non-Certified Radiologic Technician (NCTs) were required to obtain a second registration permit with the Texas Medical Board in addition to placement on the MRT Board’s general registry.  

 

In the 2017 legislative session, SB 674 changed the law so that the Texas Medical Board is no longer required to register NCTs who work for physicians.  What remains is the requirement that NCTs obtain placement on the MRT Board’s general registry, or have an approved a hardship exemption, prior to starting practice.

 

You will need to continue to renew your NCT Registry listing or hardship exemption to continue to practice as an NCT in Texas. 

 

Registrations are available online 60-90 days prior to your current expiration date. If you cannot proceed with online registration, try again closer to your expiration date.  Registration reminders will be sent out on postcards at least 60 days in advance of the expiration date.

 

NCT Registry Online Renewal - click here

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • NCTs on the Registry will expire once a year, on June 30th.

 

 

  • The full (24 months) biennial registration fee includes a $2 Office of Patient Protection (OPP) fee. This fee is required by state law. The remaining $54 is the fee required by TMB.

     

     

    Biennial Registration

    Length of Permit

    Agency Fee

    OPP

    total charged

    24 months

    $ 54.00

    $ 2.00

    $ 56.00

    Online Registration:

    No financial information is seen, processed, or stored by the Texas Medical Board. The payment portion of the online registration system is handled by Texas.gov, the official website of Texas. There is a minimal processing fee of this service and all funds go to the operations of Texas.gov, which is provided by a third party in partnership with the State. Texas.gov will remit the amount paid to the Texas Medical Board on your behalf.

     

    Please note that as of 9/1/15, Texas.gov will charge a different minimal amount depending on the type of online payment service used.

     

    Ex:           $56.00 Registration fee due          

                    $57.51 Total amount charged on credit card

     

    Ex:            $56.00 Registration fee due

                     $56.00 Total amount charged through electronic check

     

     

    Non-online (paper) registration:

    An additional processing fee of $50 will be charged to those licensees who choose to register through a paper form, when an online option is available. If an online option is not available (ex: license is delinquent or suspended at the time of registration) the additional processing fee will not be required.

     

    To request a hard copy registration form, please contact the Registration Department at registraitons@tmb.state.tx.us .

    There is no grace period for the expiration date of an NCT Registry permit. Once the expiration date has occurred, a penalty fee of $50.00 will be added. If a permit has been expired for one year or longer it is automatically cancelled.

    Please note that the Board does not have a “zero balance receipt” that shows that a licensee has a zero balance or that licensee registration has been paid in full, nor can we provide an individualized billing statement of the amount due to complete license registration/renewal. 

     

    Online Registration:

    Please remember that the payment portion of the online registration system is handled by Texas.gov, the official website of Texas.  A printable receipt will be provided at the end of the online registration process. In addition, a confirmation of payment receipt will be emailed to the address given as part of the Texas.gov payment process.

    Additional copies of the receipt will be provided by request only. Submit your request to Registrations@tmb.state.tx.us . Please include your full name, license number, date of payment, and amount paid.

     

    Non-online (paper) registration:

    A receipt will be provided by request only. Submit your request to Registrations@tmb.state.tx.us . Please include your full name, license number, date of payment, and amount paid.