Obtaining Your Mississippi Nursing License

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Mississippi is an Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) state

Mississippi Board of Nursing

713 Pear Orchard Road, Suite 300
Ridgeland, MS  39157
TEL: 601-957-6300
FAX:  601-957-6301

License by Endorsement

Processing Fees  
Application $100
Background check $75

License Processing

MS BON no longer issues temp licenses.
Timeframe depends on completion of all documents and background check results.

Documents Needed Perm
Completed online application Yes
Verification of original state license Yes
Verification of current active license Yes
Transcripts – Sent directly from nursing school to MS BON Yes
Criminal Background Check Yes

Apply online

License Renewal

Processing Fees   Renewal License Processing
Timely $100 May renew online up to 2 years of expiration
Reinstatement $100  
Online Renewal
Verify an Mississippi license

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