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The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and The California Radiological Health Branch

The California Department of Public Health Radiologic Health Branch (CDPH-RHB) is pleased to announce that as of October 1, 2020, they will provide an expeditious pathway for eligible radiologic technologists to receive the California Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy Permit without taking the Fluoroscopy examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRTĀ®).

For more information:

For questions regarding requirements and the application process, please contact us.

If you prefer using a paper process to pay for your exam, you must send a copy of your CDPH-RHB eligibility letter and a cashier's check or money order made payable to the ARRT. Personal and business checks are not acceptable.

If you require testing accommodations you cannot pay by credit card. You must submit a completed Request for Test Accommodations Form and supporting documentation with a copy of your CDPH-RHB eligibility letter and cashier's check or money order.

Testing Accommodations Guidelines


User's Guide

Examination Handbook

The following handbook provides important information for persons planning to take the California licensing exams listed below. Policies, procedures and information in this handbook supersedes previous editions.

California Limited/Permit Examinations Handbook

  • Radiography
  • Radiation Therapy
  • Mammography
  • Radiologic Technologist Fluoroscopy
  • Radiography Supervisor and Operator
  • Fluoroscopy Supervisor and Operator
  • Radiography and Fluoroscopy Supervisor and Operator
  • Dermatology Supervisor and Operator
  • Radiation Protection(Core)
  • Chest Radiography
  • Extremities Radiography
  • Skull/Sinus Radiography
  • Torso Skeletal Radiography
  • Podiatric Radiography
  • Gastrointestinal Radiography
  • Genitourinary Radiography
  • Dental Laboratory Radiography
  • X-ray Bone Densitometry

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