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Alabama Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
770 Washington Avenue,
RSA Plaza, Ste 250
Montgomery, AL 36104
P: 1-800-656-5318
F: 1-334-293-5201
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Mailing Address
Alabama Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 303900
Montgomery, AL 36130-3900
P: 1-800-656-5318
F: 1-334-293-5201
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$85 (and an addition $50 for those requesting a temporary permit)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $75
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 14 days Perm: 4-6 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Alaska Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
550 W 7th Ave,
Ste 1500
Anchorage, AK 99501-3567
P: (907) 269-8160
F: (907) 269-8156
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Mailing Address
550 W 7th Ave, Ste 1500
Anchorage, AK 99501-3567
P: (907) 269-8160
F: (907) 269-8156
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes (must verify at least 320 hours of employment in a nursing capacity within the two years before the date the application is received by the Board. If you cannot document 320 hours of employment in the past two years, you must satisfy the continuing competency requirements of the Board or complete a Board approved refresher course.
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$284 (and an addition $50 for those requesting a temporary permit)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $175
Compact State:
No
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 10 days Perm: 6-8 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Arizona Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
1740 W. Adams St.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85007
P: 602-771-7800
F: 602-771-7888
E:
Mailing Address
1740 W. Adams St.
Suite 2000
Phoenix, AZ 85007
P: 602-771-7800
F: 602-771-7888
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes (Have met one of the following practice requirements: Practiced as a nurse for 960 hours or more in the past 5 years OR Graduated from a nursing program and obtained a degree within past 5 years OR Completed an Arizona Board approved refresher course in the past 5 years OR Obtained an advanced nursing degree in the past 5 years (i.e. LPN to RN, RN to BSN, masters, or doctorate).)
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
150 (plus an additional $50 fee for fingerprinting and $50 if also requesting a temporary license)
License Time:
Every 4 years Fee: $160
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: Walk Thur (48 hours) Perm: 2-3 months
Notary Signature:
No

Arkansas Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Arkansas State Board of Nursing
University Tower Bldg.
1123 South University, Ste 800
Little Rock, AR 72204-1619
P: 501-686-2700
F: 501-686-2714
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Mailing Address
Arkansas State Board of Nursing
University Tower Bldg.
1123 South University, Ste 800
Little Rock, AR 72204-1619
P: 501-686-2700
F: 501-686-2714
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes (an applicant for licensure by endorsement who has not been engaged in the active practice of nursing for a period greater than five (5) years shall document completion of the following:a. Active practice of nursing for a minimum of one thousand hours (1,000) within the one year immediately prior to application. Verification of employment shall be submitted; Completion of an Arkansas approved refresher course within one (1) year of the date of application; Graduation from an approved nursing education program within one year of the date of application; Provide other evidence as requested by the Board.)
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$125 (plus an additional $30 if also requesting a temporary license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $75
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 3-4 days Perm: 10 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

California Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Board of Registered Nursing
1747 N. Market Blvd., Ste 150
Sacramento, CA 95834-1924
P: (916) 322-3350
F: Applicant Services: (916) 574-7697
Licensee Services: (916) 574-7699
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Mailing Address
Board of Registered Nursing
PO Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
P: (916) 322-3350
F: Applicant Services: (916) 574-7697
Licensee Services: (916) 574-7699
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed from the state where license exam was originally passed and most current)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$350 (plus an additional $49 fee for fingerprinting and $100 if also requesting a temporary license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $140
Compact State:
No
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: Walk Thur (in person) Perm: 6 months
Notary Signature:
No

Colorado Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Colorado Board of Nursing
1560 Broadway, Ste 1350
Denver, CO 80202
P: 303-894-2430?
F: 303-894-2821
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Mailing Address
Colorado Board of Nursing
1560 Broadway, Ste 1350
Denver, CO 80202
P: 303-894-2430?
F: 303-894-2821
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (from the initial state of licensure)
Fingerprint Card:
No
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes (You will be asked a series of questions concerning your practice at the end of your online application. This profile is required for healthcare professionals in Colorado. Your Healthcare Professions Profile is an ongoing responsibility; you must update your profile online within 30 days of changes and/or reportable events.)
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$43
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $123
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 1-2 weeks Perm: 3-4 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Connecticut Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
410 Capitol Ave,
MS #13PHO
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
P: 860-509-7624
F: 860-509-8457
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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
P: 860-509-7624
F: 860-509-8457
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed for every U.S. jurisdiction or Canadian province ever licensed in)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$180
License Time:
Annually Fee: $100
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 5 days Perm: 10 days
Notary Signature:
No

Delaware Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Division of Professional Regulation
Cannon Building, Ste 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
P: (302) 744-4500
F: (302) 739-2711
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Mailing Address
Division of Professional Regulation
Cannon Building, Ste 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904
P: (302) 744-4500
F: (302) 739-2711
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes (must verify that you have completed at least one of these before filing: graduation from a Nursing education program within the past two years (24 months) OR at least 1,000 hours of nursing practice during the five years (60 months) before filing the application OR at least 400 hours of nursing practice during the two years (24 months) before filing the application OR completion of a Board-approved refresher program OR
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$156 (puls an additional $40 if also requesting a temporary license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $156
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 1 week Perm: 2 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Distric of Columbia Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
899 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
P: (877) 672-2174
F: (202) 724-5145
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Mailing Address
899 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
P: (877) 672-2174
F: (202) 724-5145
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
No
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$230
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $145
Compact State:
No
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: App 2 weeks prior to walk thur Perm: 3 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Florida Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Department of Health
Board of Nursing
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-20
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252
P: (850) 245-4125
F: 850-617-6460
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Mailing Address
Department of Health
Board of Nursing
4052 Bald Cypress Way Bin C-20
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252
P: (850) 245-4125
F: 850-617-6460
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed for current and initial state if different)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
No
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$110 (fingerprinting fee may vary)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $80
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
No
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: none Perm: 30 days
Notary Signature:
No

Georgia Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
214 State Capitol
Atlanta, GA 30334
P: 844-753-7825
F: 877-371-5712
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Mailing Address
Georgia Board of Nursing
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, Georgia 31217
P: 844-753-7825
F: 877-371-5712
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed for current and initial state if different)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes (One of the following: Verification of employment documenting (500) hours of licensed practice within the four (4) years immediately preceding the date of application OR Proof of graduation from an approved nursing education program within four (4) years immediately preceding the date of application OR Completion of a Georgia Board of Nursing approved reentry program
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$75
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $65
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
No
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: none Perm: 15 days
Notary Signature:
No

Hawaii Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant Street, 3rd Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
P: 808.586.3000
F: 808.586.2689
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Mailing Address
PVLD/DCCA
Attn: Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
P: 808.586.3000
F: 808.586.2689
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$234 - $166 (plus an additional $50 if also requesting a temporary license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $160
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 10-15 days Perm: 10-15 days
Notary Signature:
No

Idaho Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Idaho Board of Nursing
PO Box 83720
280 N 8th Street, Suite 210
Boise, Idaho 83720-0061
P: (208) 577-2476
F: (208) 334-3262
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Mailing Address
Idaho Board of Nursing
PO Box 83720
280 N 8th Street, Suite 210
Boise, Idaho 83720-0061
P: (208) 577-2476
F: (208) 334-3262
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$110 (plus fingerprinting payment)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $90
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: Same day walk thru Perm: 6-8 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Illinois Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
James R. Thompson Center,
100 West Randolph Street,
Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601
P: 312.814.2715
F: 312.814.3145
E:
Mailing Address
James R. Thompson Center,
100 West Randolph Street, Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601
P: 312.814.2715
F: 312.814.3145
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed for current and initial state if different, along with any other states practiced within the last 5 years)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes (must verify 2 full years of clinical practice)
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$50 ($75 if requesting a temporary license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $50
Compact State:
No
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 3-4 weeks Perm: 2-4 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Indiana Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Indiana State Board of Nursing
402 W. Washington Street,
Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
P: 317-234-2043
F: 317-233-4236
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Mailing Address
Indiana State Board of Nursing
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
P: 317-234-2043
F: 317-233-4236
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed for all healthcare licenses held)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$50 (plus an additional $10 if also requesting a temporary license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $50
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: Same day walk thru Perm: 4-5 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Iowa Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Iowa Board of Nursing
400 SW 8th Street
Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309
P: 515.281.3255
F: 515.281.4825
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Mailing Address
Iowa Board of Nursing
400 SW 8th Street
Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309
P: 515.281.3255
F: 515.281.4825
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$169
License Time:
Every 3 years Fee: $99
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 5-10 days Perm: 5-10 days
Notary Signature:
No

Kansas Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson Street
Suite 1051
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1230
P: 785-296-4929
F: 785-296-3929
E:
Mailing Address
Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson Street
Suite 1051
Topeka, Kansas 66612-1230
P: 785-296-4929
F: 785-296-3929
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$75 (plus an additional $48 for background check fee)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $60
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 72 hours - 1 week Perm: 3-10 days
Notary Signature:
No

Kentucky Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Kentucky Board of Nursing
312 Whittington Pky
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222
P: 502-429-3300
F: 502-429-3311
E:
Mailing Address
Kentucky Board of Nursing
312 Whittington Pky
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222
P: 502-429-3300
F: 502-429-3311
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$165
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $50
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 10-14 days Perm: 4-6 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Louisiana Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Louisiana State Board of Nursing 17373 Perkins Road Baton Rouge, LA 70810
P: (225)755-7500
F: (225)755-7584
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Mailing Address
Louisiana State Board of Nursing
17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
P: (225)755-7500
F: (225)755-7584
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$142.50 (mail in application) $152.50 (brought in and has fingerprinting done on site) $192.50 (mail in application and are requesting a temporary permit) $202.50 (brought in and has fingerprinting done on site)
License Time:
Annually Fee: $80
Compact State:
No
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: Same day walk thru Perm: 4-6 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes

Maine Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Maine State Board of Nursing
161 Capitol St.
158 State House Station
Augusta, Maine , 04333-0158
P: (207) 287-1133
F: (207) 287-1149
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Mailing Address
Maine State Board of Nursing
161 Capitol St.
158 State House Station
Augusta, Maine , 04333-0158
P: (207) 287-1133
F: (207) 287-1149
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
No
School Verification:
Depends
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$75
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $75
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 7-14 days Perm: 1 week
Notary Signature:
No

Maryland Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-2254
P: (410) 585-1948
F:
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Mailing Address
4140 Patterson Avenue Baltimore, MD 21215-2254
P: (410) 585-1948
F:
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$100 (plus an additional $40 if requesting a temporary license)
License Time:
Annually Fee: $73
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: Same day walk thru Perm: 4-6 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Massachusetts Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
239 Causeway St.,
Suite 500, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02114
P: (800) 414-0168
F: (617) 973-0984
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Mailing Address
239 Causeway St., Suite 500, 5th Floor Boston, MA 02114
P: (800) 414-0168
F: (617) 973-0984
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$275 (plus license verification fee of $30 per license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $120
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 10 days Perm: 4 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Michigan Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs Bureau of Professional Licensing 611 W. Ottawa Lansing, MI 48933
P: 517.373.8068
F:
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Mailing Address
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Professional Licensing
PO Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
P: 517.373.8068
F:
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$54 ($64 is a provisional license is required)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $60
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 6-8 weeks Perm: 6-8 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Minnesota Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Minnesota Board of Nursing
2829 University Ave SE
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414
P: 612-317-3000?
F: 612-617-2190?
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Mailing Address
Minnesota Board of Nursing
2829 University Ave SE Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414

P: 612-317-3000?
F: 612-617-2190?
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed for current and initial state if different)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes
CEU’s Required:
Continuing education requirements vary according to the date of most recent licensure and nursing practice.
Endorsement Amount:
$105 (plus $32 criminal background check fee)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $93.50
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 1-2 days Perm: Varies
Notary Signature:
No

Mississippi Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
713 Pear Orchard Road,
Suite 300
Ridgeland, MS 39157
P: (601) 957-6300
F: (601) 957-6301
E:
Mailing Address
713 Pear Orchard Road, Suite 300
Ridgeland, MS 39157
P: (601) 957-6300
F: (601) 957-6301
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$100 (plus an additional $25 if requestiong a temporary license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $100
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 5 days Perm: 2-3 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes

Missouri Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
P: 573.751.0681
F: 573.751.0075
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Mailing Address
Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
P: 573.751.0681
F: 573.751.0075
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$55
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $60
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: Same day walk thru Perm: 2-3 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes

Montana Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
301 South Park, Suite 401,
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
P: (406) 841-2300
F: 406.841.2305
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Mailing Address
301 South Park, Suite 401,
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
P: (406) 841-2300
F: 406.841.2305
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed for initial state, along with any other states practiced within the last 2 years)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$200
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $100
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 2-3 days Perm: 10 days
Notary Signature:
Yes

Nebraska Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
301 Centennial Mall South
1st Floor
Lincoln, NE 68508
P: 402-471-2115
F:
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Mailing Address
DHHS Licensure Unit
Attn: [Profession/Facility Type]
PO Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509
P: 402-471-2115
F:
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$123 or $30.75 depending on when license is issued
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $123
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 2-7 days Perm: 2-8 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes (if requesting to practice under a temporary license while materials are being received and processed)

Nevada Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
4220 S. Maryland Pkwy.,
Building B, Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89119-7533
P: (702) 486-5800
F: (702) 486-5803
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Mailing Address
4220 S. Maryland Pkwy.,
Building B, Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89119-7533
P: (702) 486-5800
F: (702) 486-5803
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$105 (plus $51.25 fee for fringerprint processing)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $100
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 7 days Perm: 7 days
Notary Signature:
Yes

New Hampshire Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
121 South Fruit Street,
Suite 102
Concord, NH 03301
P: (603) 271-2323
F: (603) 271-6605?
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Mailing Address
121 South Fruit Street,
Suite 102
Concord, NH 03301
P: (603) 271-2323
F: (603) 271-6605?
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes, need to verify you have worked as a nurse for a minimum of 400 hours in the past 4 years
CEU’s Required:
Yes, need to verify you have completed 30 education contact hours within the past two years OR you have successfully passed the National Council Licensing Examination (NCLEX) within the 2 years immediately prior to application
Endorsement Amount:
$120 ($140 if also requesting a temorary license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $80
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 8 weeks Perm: 8 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

New Jersey Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
124 Halsey Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
P: (973) 504-6200
F:
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Mailing Address
124 Halsey Street
Newark, New Jersey 07102
P: (973) 504-6200
F:
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$200
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $120
Compact State:
No
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
No
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: none Perm: 4-6 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes

New Mexico Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
6301 Indian School Road, NE, Suite 710 Albuquerque, NM 87110
P: (505) 841-8340
F: 505.841.8347
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Mailing Address
6301 Indian School Road, NE,
Suite 710
Albuquerque, NM 87110
P: (505) 841-8340
F: 505.841.8347
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$110 ($160 if also requesting a temporary license) (plus $44 criminal background check fee)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $93
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 2 weeks Perm: 2 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

New York Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Education Bldg.,
89 Washington Avenue,
2nd Floor West Wing
Albany, NY 12234
P: 518.474.3817, Ext. 120
F: 518.474.3706
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Mailing Address
Education Bldg., 89 Washington Avenue,
2nd Floor West Wing
Albany, NY 12234
P: 518.474.3817, Ext. 120
F: 518.474.3706
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
No
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
Yes (must have specific education and training in child abuse and infection control)
Endorsement Amount:
$143
License Time:
Every 3 years Fee: $50
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
No
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: none Perm: 6-8 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

North Carolina Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
4516 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607
P: (919) 782-3211
F: (919) 781-9461
E:
Mailing Address
Post Office Box 2129
Raleigh, NC 27602-2129
P: (919) 782-3211
F: (919) 781-9461
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes, need to verify dates of employment and position(s) held for last two (2) nursing employers.
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$150
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $92
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 2-3 days Perm: 6-8 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes

North Dakota Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
ND Board of Nursing
919 S 7th St
Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504-5881
P: 701-328-9777
F: 701-328-9785?
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Mailing Address
ND Board of Nursing
919 S 7th St
Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504-5881
P: 701-328-9777
F: 701-328-9785?
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (need from the first state where licensing was held)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes, need to verify one of the following: four hundred hours of licensed nursing practice in the last four years for the level of licensure sought (OR) You must have completed your nursing program in the past four years (OR) You must have completed a board approved refresher course within the past four years.
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$160
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $90
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 1 week Perm: 2 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes

Ohio Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
17 South High Street,
Suite 660
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3466
P: (614) 466-3947
F: (614) 466-0388
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Mailing Address
17 South High Street,
Suite 660
Columbus, Ohio 43215-3466
P: (614) 466-3947
F: (614) 466-0388
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$75
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $135
Compact State:
No
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 2-3 weeks Perm: 2 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes

Oklahoma Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
2915 N Classen,
Ste. 524
OKC, OK 73106
P: 405.962.1800
F: 405.962.1821
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Mailing Address
2915 N Classen,
Ste. 524
OKC, OK 73106
P: 405.962.1800
F: 405.962.1821
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$85 (plus $10 if a temporary license is requested)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $75
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 14 days Perm: 14 days
Notary Signature:
Yes

Oregon Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Oregon State Board of Nursing
17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd.
Portland, Oregon 97224-7012
P: 971-673-0685
F: 971-673-0684?
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Mailing Address
Oregon State Board of Nursing
17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd.
Portland, Oregon 97224-7012
P: 971-673-0685
F: 971-673-0684?
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed for first state of licensure and most recent licensure)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$195 (plus an additional $52 for fingerprint processing)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $145
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
No
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: none Perm: 3-4 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Pennsylvania Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
One Penn Center,
2601 N. 3rd Street
Harrisburg, PA 17110
P: (717) 783-7142
F: (717) 783-0822
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Mailing Address
State Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 2649,
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
P: (717) 783-7142
F: (717) 783-0822
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$100 (plus $35 if requesting a temporary practice permit)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $65
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 7-10 days Perm: 6-8 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Rhode Island Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
P: 401-222-5960
F:
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Mailing Address
3 Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
P: 401-222-5960
F:
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Official transcripts are NOT required for those applying by endorsement.
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$135
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $135
Compact State:
No
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 2-4 weeks Perm: 8 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes

South Carolina Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Synergy Business Park
Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, S.C. 29210
P: (803) 896-4550
F:
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Mailing Address
Synergy Business Park
Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Dr.
Columbia, S.C. 29210
P: (803) 896-4550
F:
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$100 (plus an additional $10 if also requesting a temporary license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $50
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: Same day walk thru Perm: 6-8 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes

South Dakota Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
4305 South Louise Ave
Suite 201
Sioux Falls SD 57106-3315
P: (605) 362-2760
F: (605) 362-2768
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Mailing Address
4305 South Louise Ave
Suite 201
Sioux Falls SD 57106-3315
P: (605) 362-2760
F: (605) 362-2768
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed from the original state of licensure)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
100 (plus an additional $25 if also requesting a temporary license)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $90
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: Same day walk thru Perm: 3-6 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Tennessee Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Tennessee Board of Nursing
665 Mainstream Drive,
2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
P: 615-532-5166
F:
E:
Mailing Address
Tennessee Board of Nursing
665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor
Nashville, TN 37243
P: 615-532-5166
F:
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$115
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $100
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 4-6 weeks Perm: 6-8 weeks
Notary Signature:
Yes

Texas Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
333 Guadalupe,
Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701-3944
P: (512) 305-7400
F: (512) 305-7401
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Mailing Address
333 Guadalupe,
Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701-3944
P: (512) 305-7400
F: (512) 305-7401
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Must you pass the nursing jurisprudence examination.
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$186
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $70
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 10 days Perm: 10 days
Notary Signature:
No

Utah Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Heber M. Wells Bldg.,
4th Floor, 160 East
300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
P: 801.530.6628
F: 801.530.6511
E:
Mailing Address
Heber M. Wells Bldg., 4th Floor, 160 East
300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
P: 801.530.6628
F: 801.530.6511
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Only if you are a graduate of a foreign nursing school
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$100
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $58
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
No
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: none Perm: 10 days
Notary Signature:
No

Vermont Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Office of Professional Regulation
Board of Nursing
89 Main Street, Floor 3
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
P: 802.828.2396
F: 802-828-2484
E:
Mailing Address
Office of Professional Regulation
Board of Nursing
89 Main Street, Floor 3
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
P: 802.828.2396
F: 802-828-2484
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed from the most recent state of licensure and the state where the exam was first passed)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$150
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $95
Compact State:
No
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: Same day walk thru Perm: 3-4 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Virginia Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico Virginia 23233-1463
P: (804) 367-4515
F: (804) 527-4455
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Mailing Address
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico Virginia 23233-1463
P: (804) 367-4515
F: (804) 527-4455
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
No
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$190
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $190
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 3-5 days Perm: 2-6 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Washington Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
Town Center 2
111 Israel Rd S.E.
Tumwater, WA 98501
P: 360-236-4703
F: 360-236-4738
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Mailing Address
P.O. Box 47864
Olympia, WA 98504-7864
P: 360-236-4703
F: 360-236-4738
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$120
License Time:
Annually Fee: $101
Compact State:
No
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
No
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: none Perm: 4-6 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

West Virginia Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
West Virginia Board of Examiners
for Registered Professional Nurses
90 MacCorkle Ave. SW, Suite 203
South Charleston, WV 25303
P: (304) 744-0900
F: (304) 744-0600?
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Mailing Address
West Virginia Board of Examiners
for Registered Professional Nurses
90 MacCorkle Ave. SW, Suite 203
South Charleston, WV 25303
P: (304) 744-0900
F: (304) 744-0600?
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$60 ($70 if also requesting a temporary permit)
License Time:
Annually Fee: $65
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
Yes
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 3-5 days Perm: 7-10 days
Notary Signature:
Yes

Wisconsin Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
4822 Madison Yards Way
Madison, WI 53705
P: (608) 266-2112
F:
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Mailing Address
Board of Nursing
DSPS
PO Box 8366
Madison, WI 53708-8366
P: (608) 266-2112
F:
Details
Original Verification:
Yes (needed from each state where a license has been held)
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
No
CEU’s Required:
No
Endorsement Amount:
$82 (plus an addition $10 if also requesting a temporaty permit)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $86
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 5-6 weeks Perm: 5-6 weeks
Notary Signature:
No

Wyoming Nursing LicensingVisit Website

Physical Address
130 Hobbs Ave, Ste B
Cheyenne, WY 82002
P: (307) 777-7601
F: (307) 777-3519
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Mailing Address

P: (307) 777-7601
F: (307) 777-3519
Details
Original Verification:
Yes
Fingerprint Card:
Yes
School Verification:
Yes
Employment/Other Verification:
Yes
CEU’s Required:
Yes
Endorsement Amount:
$135 (plus $60 for background check fee and an additional $25 if requesting a temporary permit)
License Time:
Every 2 years Fee: $110
Compact State:
Yes
Picture:
No
Temporary License:
Yes
Licensing Timeframe:
Temp: 7-10 days Perm: 2 weeks
Notary Signature:
No


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