Delaware is an Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) state
Delaware Board of Nursing
861 Silver Lake Boulevard, Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904
License by Endorsement
Temp License Processing
Within 7-14 business days upon receipt of all required docs - valid for 30 days.
Must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions.
Must have a job offer in the state of Delaware.
|Completed application - notarized||Yes||Yes|
|Completed temporary license application||Yes||No|
|Copy of driver’s license||Yes||Yes|
|Copy of job offer letter||Yes||No|
|Copy of current RN license||Yes||Yes|
|Verification of original state license||Yes||Yes|
|Nursing reference form||Yes||Yes|
|Criminal background check||Yes||Yes|
*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.
|Processing Fees||Renewal License Processing|
|Timely||Notified of renewal fee at time of renewal||Renewal notice sent several weeks before expiration|
|Late||50% of renewal fee|
RN licenses expire on February 28, May 31 or September 30 of odd years.
Reinstatements - Must submit proof of 30 hours of CEU and complete criminal background check
Verify a Delaware license
NOTE: Mailing address to send application/docs may be different than the physical address
pating compact states.