Obtaining Your Kansas Nursing License

KANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING

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Landon State Office Building
900 S.W. Jackson, Suite 1051
Topeka, KS  66612

Phn:  785-296-4929 Fx:   785-296-3929

http://www.ksbn.org/

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application

$75.00

Approx 2 weeks – valid for 120 days (must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions)

Background Check

$50.00

Documents Needed

Temp

Perm

Completed application - Notarized

Yes

Yes

Verification of current active license

Yes

Yes

Verification of original state license             

No

Yes

Transcripts – received directly from nursing school 

No

Yes

Completed fingerprint card & waiver agreement form

No

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.

LICENSE RENEWAL

Processing Fees

 

Renewal License Processing

Timely Renewal

$55.00

Renew online

Reinstatement    

$95.00 with temp permit

Approx 2 weeks for renewal paper application

Reinstatement

$70.00 without temp permit

 

Additional Info

Reinstatements:

  • Application must be notarized
  • Lapsed within 5 years – Proof of 30 hours of approved continuing nurse education within 2 years
  • Lapsed 5 years or more – Verification of current active license and proof of 30 hours of approved continuing nurse education within 2 years

May apply for a 120 day temp permit to complete the 30 hours of continuing education.

Online Renewal
https://egov.ksbn.ks.gov/egov/

Verify a KS license
https://www.kansas.gov/ksbn-verifications/search/records?execution=e1s1

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