Obtaining Your Maine Nursing License

MAINE STATE BOARD OF NURSING

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158 State House Station
Augusta, ME  04333
Phn: 207-287-1133 Fx207-287-1149

http://www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/

COMPACT STATE

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application

$75.00

Approx 1-2 weeks upon receipt of all required docs – valid for 90 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 signed & dated on the back (no more than 2yrs old)

Yes

Yes

Verification current active state license

Yes

Yes

Verification of original state license

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

$75

Within 3 business days – apply online

Additional Info

Must contact the ME BON directly to reinstate a lapsed license
linda.f.elliot@maine.gov or call 207-287-9946

Online Renewal
https://www1.maine.gov/cgi-bin/online/licensing/begin.pl?board_number=1310

Verify a ME license
http://www.pfr.maine.gov/ALMSOnline/ALMSQuery/SearchIndividual.aspx?Board=1310

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