Obtaining Your Oklahoma Nursing License

OKLAHOMA BOARD OF NURSING

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2915 N. Classen Boulevard, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK  73106
TEL:  405-962-1800 FAX:   405-962-1821

https://www.ok.gov/nursing/

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application

$85.00

Approx 10 business days upon receipt of all required docs – valid for 90 days (must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions)

Temp License

$10.00

Documents Needed

Temp

Perm

Completed application - notarized

Yes

Yes

2X2 Photo – signed and dated on front

Yes

Yes

Verification of original state license             

Yes

Yes

Verification of current active state license (notarized copy or nursys)

Yes

Yes

Proof of current unrestricted licensure in another state

Yes

No

Notarized Evidence of Status form

Yes

No

Verification of citizenship

Yes

Yes

Employment Verification – directly from employer

Yes

Yes

Completed fingerprint cards (provided by the board)

Yes

Yes

*Graduates of Excelsior College and other non-traditional programs should contact the Board before applying for license

Apply Online ($3.50 processing fee)
https://www.ok.gov/nursing/licensing/app/index.php

*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 2 business days - Renew online

Reinstatement

$115

Within 14 business days upon receipt of all required docs

Additional Info

Inactive status 2 yrs or more – Provide proof of current licensure in another state with employment verification of at least 520 work hours within 2 years.

Evidence of status form required if license lapsed on or before November 1, 2007.

Online Renewal Link
https://www.ok.gov/nursing/renewal/index.php

Verify OK license
https://www.ok.gov/nursing/verify/index.php

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