Obtaining Your Arizona Nursing License

ARIZONA STATE BOARD OF NURSING

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4747 North 7th Street, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ  85014-3655
Phn:  602-771-7800 Fx:   602-771-7888

http://www.azbn.gov/

COMPACT STATE

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application

$150.00

Approx 2 weeks – valid for 6 months (must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions)

*May walk thru – temp issued within 48hrs

Temp License

$50.00

Fingerprint/Background Check

$50.00

Documents Needed

Temp

Perm

Completed application

Yes

Yes

Verification of original state license

No

Yes

Copy of current license

Yes

No

Completed fingerprint card (provided by AZBN)

Yes

Yes

*May walk thru to receive a Temp License, issued in 48 hours- (For emergency purposes only)
Hand carry all required docs including a letter of hire on employer’s letterhead stating a specific hire date starting within 7 days.

*Temporary permits are issued while other required docs are in process of receiving a permanent license. Additional necessary steps to receive a permanent license MUST also be initiated.

LICENSE RENEWAL

Processing Fees

 

Renewal License Processing

Timely

$160.00

Active within 24 hrs if renewed online

Late Fee

$50/mo not to exceed $200

Approx 30 days for paper application

Reinstatement

$150 + late fees

 

Additional Info

Must submit a written request for paper application from AZBN if license is expired AND submit a self-addressed stamped envelope

Online Renewal
http://www.azbn.gov/OnlineRenewal.aspx

Verify an AZ license
https://www.azbn.gov/OnlineVerification.aspx

NOTE: Mailing address to send application/docs may be different than the physical address