Obtaining Your New York Nursing License

NEW YORK STATE BOARD OF NURSING

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Education Bldg.
89 Washington Avenue
2nd Floor West Wing
Albany, NY  12234
Phn:  518-474-3817 Ext. 120 Fx:   518-474-3706

www.op.nysed.gov/prof/nurse/

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application

$143.00

6 to 8 weeks upon receipt of required docs

Temp Permit

$35.00

(Not eligible with any Fastaff or U.S. Nursing licensing programs)

Limited permits issued only to RNs under immediate supervision with endorsement of the employer.

Must be employed by the facility and not by a third party.

Documents Needed

Perm

Completed application - Notarized               

Yes

Verification of ALL licenses held, current or expired 

Yes

Transcripts – received directly from nursing school

Yes

2 hours Child Abuse coursework or training

Yes

Infection Control Course (every 4 yrs

Yes

Child Abuse Approved Providers
http://www.op.nysed.gov/training/caproviders.htm             

Infection Control Approved Providers
http://www.op.nysed.gov/training/icproviders.htm

LICENSE RENEWAL

Processing Fees

 

Renewal License Processing

Timely

$73.00

2-3 business days

Renew online if expired within 4 months

Additional Info

Inactive or lapsed license – must contact the board to request application and fees
Proof of Infection Control Course required every 4 yrs
RN can walk through the board to reinstate – will be given a letter of good standing with new expiration date
($10.00 in addition to renewal fee for letter)

Online Renewal
https://eservices.nysed.gov/profs/welcome.do

Verify a NY license
http://www.op.nysed.gov/opsearches.htm

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