Obtaining Your Virginia Nursing License

VIRGINIA BOARD OF NURSING

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Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA  23233-1463
Phn:  804-367-4515 Fx:   804-527-4455

http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/nursing/

COMPACT STATE

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Processing Fees 

 

Temp License Processing

Application & Temp 

$190.00

*Approx 10 business days upon receipt of all required docs – letter of practice valid for 30 days.  Can be extended for another 30 days with evidence that verification of original state licensure has been requested (must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions).

Documents Needed

Temp

Perm

Completed application (Online)

Yes

Yes

Verification of original state license             

No

Yes

Verification of current active state license

Yes

Yes

Online Application
https://www.license.dhp.virginia.gov/apply/

*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

$140.00

*5-10 business days - Can renew online within

Late renewal (within 2yrs)       

$50.00

 

Late inactive renewal

$70.00

 

Reinstatement

$225.00

*Approx 2-3 weeks.  Reinstatement application not available online

Additional Info

Reinstatements:  Must provide 15 hours of board approved CEUs – may be waived with proof of current license

Online Renewal
https://www.license.dhp.virginia.gov/license/

Verify a VA license
https://secure01.virginiainteractive.org/dhp/cgi-bin/search_publicdb.cgi

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