Obtaining Your New Mexico Nursing License

NEW MEXICO BOARD OF NURSING

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6301 Indian School Road, NE
Suite 710
Albuquerque, NM  87110
Phn:  505-841-8340 Fx:   505-841-8347

http://nmbon.sks.com/

COMPACT STATE

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application

$110.00

Approx 2-3 weeks upon receipt of all required docs – valid for 6 months  (must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions)

Temp License

$50.00

Fingerprints

$44.00

Documents Needed

Temp

Perm

Completed application

Yes

Yes

Verification current active state license

Yes

Yes

Verification of original state license

No

Yes

Completed fingerprint cards (Proof of receipt)

Yes

Yes

Register for Background Check
https://www.cogentid.com/nm/index_NM.htm

Request Fingerprint Cards
http://nmbon.sks.com/Fingerprint_Request.aspx

*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

$93

Within 3 business days – apply online with 60 days

Late within 2 years

$200                          

Lapsed licenses must submit paper application

Lapsed 

$110

 

Additional Info

30 hours of CEUs within 2 years required for renewals and reinstatements

Online Renewal
https://mylicensebon.rld.state.nm.us/PersonSearchResults.aspx

Verify a NM license
https://www.bon.state.nm.us/lookup.html

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