South Carolina is an Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) state
South Carolina Board of Nursing
110 Centerview Dr
Columbia, SC 29210
License by Endorsement
Temp License Processing
Approximately within 10 business days upon receipt of all required docs - valid for 60 days
Must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions.
|Completed application – may apply online||Yes||Yes|
|2x2 photo – signed and dated on front||Yes||Yes|
|Copy of vital statistics birth certificate or passport||Yes||Yes|
|Copy of SSN card||Yes||Yes|
|Copy of current state license||Yes||Yes|
|Evidence of continued competence||Yes||Yes|
|Proof of residence – driver’s license or state issued ID||Yes||Yes|
|Verification of original state license||No||Yes|
|Fingerprint cards – email the board to request cards email@example.com||No||Yes|
Contact IdentoGO/MorphoTrust at 866-254-2366 to verify current fee and questions regarding fingerprinting
Fingerprint card and fee must be sent to IdentoGO/MorphoTrust
*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.
Criminal background check required for reinstatements. Completion of 30 hours of CE required and completion of a course in legal aspects. View competency requirements on the website for alternative options.
Verify a South Carolina license
NOTE: Mailing address to send application/docs may be different than the physical address