Obtaining Your Georgia Nursing License

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Georgia is an Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) state

Georgia Board of Nursing

237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA  31217
TEL: 478-207-2440
FAX:  877-371-5712

License by Endorsement

Processing Fees  
Application $60
Background check  

Temp License Processing

No temporary licenses.
Approximately 4-6 weeks upon receipt of all required documents.

Documents Needed Perm
Completed online application (notarized if paper application) Yes
Transcripts – received directly from nursing school Yes
Verification of original state license Yes
Verification of current active state license (if original license is expired) Yes
Verification of employment – 500 hours of practice Yes
Criminal background check Yes

Apply online

Fingerprinting registration

License Renewal

Processing Fees   Renewal License Processing
Timely $65 Within 5 business days
Reinstatement   $90  Background check and employment verification required
Online Renewal
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NOTE:  Mailing address to send application/docs may be different than the physical address