RN Licensing

State Nursing License Information

STATE License
Fee
Wait
Time
Temporary
License Fee
Wait
Time
Compact
State
Walk-
Through
State
Alabama $85 n/a $50 n/a no no
Alaska $284 4 weeks $50 10 days no no
Arizona $200 4-8 weeks $50 2 weeks yes no
Arkansas $100 n/a $25 n/a yes no
California $149 4-6 weeks $50 2 weeks no yes
Colorado $43 n/a $0 n/a yes yes
Connecticut $180 4-5 weeks $0 15 days no no
Deleware $110 4-6 weeks $35 2 weeks no yes
Florida $223 10-15 days n/a n/a no no
Georgia $60 25 days n/a n/a no no
Hawaii $180 n/a n/a n/a no no
Idaho $50 7 weeks $10 n/a yes yes
Illinois $50 n/a $25 n/a no no
Indiana $169 2-8 weeks $0 2-8 weeks no no
Iowa $110 n/a $25 n/a yes no
Kansas $75 n/a $0 n/a no yes
Kentucky $150 4 weeks n/a n/a yes no
Louisiana $143 n/a $50 n/a no no
Maine $75 n/a n/a n/a yes yes
Maryland $100 n/a $40 n/a no yes
Massachusetts $120 n/a n/a n/a no no
Michigan $64 6-8 weeks $0 n/a no no
Minnesota $116 n/a $0 n/a no no
Mississippi $100 n/a $25 n/a yes no
Missouri $55 n/a $0 n/a yes yes
Montana $200 n/a $20 n/a no no
Nebraska $123 n/a $0 n/a yes yes
Nevada $105 1 week $0 1week no no
New Hampshire $120 n/a $20 n/a yes no
New Jersey $200 n/a n/a n/a no no
New Mexico $110 n/a $50 n/a yes no
New York $143 n/a $35 n/a no no
North Carolina $150 6-8 weeks $0 2 weeks yes yes
North Dakota $130 n/a $0 n/a yes no
Ohio $75 6-8 weeks $0 n/a no no
Oklahoma $85 14 days $10 n/a no no
Oregon $195 n/a n/a n/a no no
Pennsylvania $100 n/a $35 n/a no no
Rhode Island $130 8 weeks $0 n/a no no
South Carolina $100 4-6 weeks $10 n/a yes yes
South Dakota $100 n/a $25 n/a yes yes
Tennessee $115 4-6 weeks $0 n/a yes no
Texas $200 n/a n/a 10 days yes no
Utah $100 n/a n/a n/a yes no
Vermont $150 n/a n/a n/a no yes
Virginia $130 n/a n/a n/a yes no
Washington $92 n/a n/a n/a no no
West Virginia $60 n/a $10 n/a no no
Wisconsin $82 30 days $10 n/a yes no
Wyoming $190 30 days n/a 10 days no no

 

* Fees do not include verification, fingerprinting, or other costs.

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