Obtaining Your New Jersey State Nursing License

NEW JERSEY BOARD OF NURSING

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Division of Consumer Affairs
P.O. Box 45010
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ  07101
Phn:  973-504-6430  Fx: 973-648-3481

www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/medical/nursing.htm

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application

$200.00

*NO TEMP PERMIT
Approx 8-12 weeks upon receipt of required docs
May apply online

Fingerprints

$61.44  

Online Application
https://newjersey.mylicense.com

Documents Needed

Perm

Completed application - Notarized

Yes

Signed Checklist for Endorsement 

Yes

Criminal History Background Check form

Yes

2X2 Photo within 6 months and signed on the

Yes

Verification of all licenses held, current or expired

Yes

Copy of birth certificate or passport

Yes

2 Completed fingerprint cards & Morpho Trust Form

Yes

Online fingerprint request
http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur/Pages/Fingerprint-Request.aspx

LICENSE RENEWAL

Processing Fees

 

Renewal License Processing

Expired prior to May 31st     

$345

* 10-15 business days - online renewals
(up to 30 days after expiration)

Expired May 31st

$225

*6-10 weeks for reinstatements

*See fee schedule on the NJ Board website for calculated fees based on each biennial cycle

Additional Info - Reinstatements

  • Certification of Employment
  • Must complete another background check
  • Proof of Competency (if expired more than 5 yrs)

Online Renewal / Verify a NJ license
https://newjersey.mylicense.com

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