Obtaining Your Connecticut Nursing License

STATE OF CONNECTICUT

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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

410 Capitol Avenue, MS #12MQA
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT  06134-0308
Phn:  860-509-7603 (option 2) Fx:   860-509-8457

www.ct.gov/dph/license

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application

$180.00

Approx 15 business days upon receipt of required docs – valid for 120 days (must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions)

Temp License

Fee included

Documents Needed

Temp

Perm

Completed application - Notarized

Yes

Yes

2X2 photo

Yes

Yes

Transcripts – received directly from nursing school

No

Yes

Verification of all licenses held, current or expired

No

Yes

Verification of current active license

Yes

Yes

*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.

May apply online
https://www.elicense.ct.gov/

LICENSE RENEWAL

Processing Fees

 

Renewal License Processing

Timely (within 90 days)

$105

Online renewal active within 3 Business days

Reinstatement    

$180

Can receive 2nd temp valid for 120 days – issued approx 15 business days

Additional Info - Reinstatements

Must apply for reinstatement if expired after 90 days
Statement of ability to work received directly from employer – must state name, title, reference & skills
Verification of all licenses held, current or expired
Verification of current active license & resume to receive 2nd temp permit

Online Renewal
https://www.elicense.ct.gov/Login.aspx

Verify a CT license
https://www.elicense.ct.gov/Lookup/LicenseLookup.aspx

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