Obtaining Your Nebraska Nursing License

NEBRASKA BOARD OF NURSING

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301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE  68509
Phone:  402-471-4376 Fax:   402-471-1066

http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/default.aspx

COMPACT STATE

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application

$123.00 or $30.75

Approx 2 weeks – valid for 60 days (must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions)

$30.75 Application fee during even numbered years – May through October.  (License is issued within 180 days of the renewal)

YEAR

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

June

July

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Even

123.00

123.00

123.00

123.00

30.75

30.75

30.75

30.75

30.75

30.75

123.00

123.00

Odd

123.00

123.00

123.00

123.00

123.00

123.00

123.00

123.00

123.00

123.00

123.00

123.00

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Documents Needed

Temp

Perm

Completed application

Yes

Yes

Verification of original state license

No

Yes

Verification of current license (will accept notarized copy)

Yes

Yes

Transcripts – sent directly to the NE Board of Nursing

No

Yes

Fingerprint Card

Yes

Yes

Must have graduated within the previous 2 years or practiced a minimum of 500 hours within the previous 5 years.

*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

$123.00

Renew Online or by paper

Reinstatement

$158.00

Reinstated within 150 days

Additional Info

All licenses expire on October 31st of each even-numbered year
- If renewal is postmarked after Oct 31st, it will not be processed and must reinstate license
Expired more than 2 years – must provide verification of active licensure in another state.

Reinstatement fee schedule:

YEAR

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

June

July

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

Even

158.00

158.00

158.00

158.00

67.75

67.75

67.75

67.75

67.75

67.75

158.00

158.00

Odd

158.00

158.00

158.00

158.00

158.00

158.00

158.00

158.00

158.00

158.00

158.00

158.00

Renew Online
http://dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/Pages/crl_online-renewal.aspx

Verify a NE license
https://www.nebraska.gov/LISSearch/search.cgi

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