Nurse Licensing Info

Resources on licensing requirements in the states we serve.

Nurse Licensing Requirements Across theUnited States

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StatePerm CostPerm TimeTemp CostTemp TimeRenewal CostRenewal FrequencyRenewal Time
Alaska$375.002-3 weeks$275.0010-15 business days$175.002 years
California$350.006-8 weeks$100.006-12 weeks$190.002 years
Connecticut$180.0010-15 business daysFees Included10-15 business days$110.00Annually
Hawaii$240.00$75.00$176.002 years
Illinois$50.002-4 weeks$125.002-4 weeks$60.002 years6-8 weeks
Massachusetts$275.004-6 weeksN/AN/A$120.002 years
Michigan$208.804-6 weeks$219.504-6 weeks$128.502 years
Minnesota$138.252-4 weeksFees Included2-4 weeks$85.002 years
Nevada$155.002-4 months$155.007-10 business days$100.002 years
New York$143.00Same Day (Walk-Thru)$35.004-6 weeks$73.002 years
Ohio$75.002-4 weeks$75.002-4 weeks$65.00-$115.002 years
Oregon$200.003-6 weeksN/AN/A$100.002 years
Pennsylvania$200.003-4 weeks$190.001-2 weeks$122.002 years30-60 days
Rhode Island$135.006 months$135.004-8 weeks$135.02 years
Vermont$150.007-10 business days$150.007-10 business days$95.002 years
Washington$120.001-2 monthsFee Included1-2 months$120.00Annually

StatePerm CostPerm TimeTemp CostTemp TimeRenewal CostRenewal FrequencyRenewal Time
Alabama$103.50$50.0048 hours$103.502 years
Arizona$200.002-3 days (Walk-Thru)$50.002 weeks$160.004 years
Arkansas$100.002-4 weeks$155.002-4 weeks$75.002 years
Colorado$43.004 weeks$43.0010-14 business days$123.002 years
Delaware$156.004-8 weeks$196.004-8 weeksVaries2 years
Florida$110.002-4 weeks$110.002-4 weeks$75.002 years
Georgia$75.00$75.002 weeks$65.002 years
Idaho$150.005-10 business days$25.007-10 business days$90.002 years
Indiana$50.00Immediate$75.002 weeks$50.002 years
Iowa$169.005 business days$169.00$99.003 years
Kansas$123.002-4 weeks$75.004-8 weeks$85.002 years
Kentucky$165.002 weeks$165.005-10 business days$65.00Annually
Louisiana$240.004-6 weeks$140.005-10 business days$240.00Annually
Maine$75.001-2 weeks$75.00N/A$75.002 years
Maryland$100.004-6 weeks$40.003-5 business days$136.002 years
Mississippi$175.007-14 business days$125.007-10 business days$60.002 years
Missouri$55.00Same Day (Walk-Thru)$55.00Same Day (Walk-Thru)$60.002 years
Montana$100.0010 business daysN/AN/A$100.002 years
Nebraska$123.001-2 weeks$123.001-2 weeks$123.002 years
New Hampshire$120.004-6 weeks$20.004 weeks$80.002 years
New Mexico$150.005-10 business days$60.002-3 weeks$110.002 years
North Carolina$150.006-8 weeks$150.002-3 weeks$100.002 years
North Dakota$160.007-10 business days$160.007-10 business days$120.002 years
Oklahoma$85.001-2 weeks$95.001-2 weeks$75.002 years
South Carolina$100.0010-14 business days$120.00Same Day (Walk-Thru)$75.002 years
South Dakota$100.003-6 weeks$125.002-3 business days$115.002 years
Tennessee$115.006 weeksN/AN/A$100.002 years
Texas$186.002 weeksFee Included2 weeks$60.002 years2 days
Utah$100.002-4 weeksN/AN/A$58.002 years
Virginia$190.002-4 weeksFee Included2-4 weeks$140.002 years
West Virginia$100.007-10 business days$125.007-10 business days$67.00Annually
Wisconsin$90.001-3 weeks$90.001-3 weeks$90.002 years
Wyoming$135.0045-60 days$120.0010-14 business days$110.002 years

StatePerm CostPerm TimeTemp CostTemp TimeRenewal CostRenewal FrequencyRenewal Time
Idaho$150.005-10 business days$25.007-10 business days$90.002 years
Indiana$50.00Immediate$75.002 weeks$50.002 years
Louisiana$240.004-6 weeks$140.005-10 business days$240.00Annually
Missouri$55.00Same Day (Walk-Thru)$55.00Same Day (Walk-Thru)$60.002 years
Montana$100.0010 business daysN/AN/A$100.002 years
South Carolina$100.0010-14 business days$120.00Same Day (Walk-Thru)$75.002 years
South Dakota$100.003-6 weeks$125.002-3 business days$115.002 years

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