Oklahoma is an Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) state
Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2915 N Classen Boulevard, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
License by Endorsement
Temp License Processing
Approximately within 10 business days upon receipt of all required docs - valid for 90 days.
Must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions.
|Completed application – may apply online||Yes||Yes|
|Verification of original state license||Yes||Yes|
|Verification of citizenship||Yes||Yes|
|Evidence of status form – Notarized||Yes||Yes|
|Employment Verification – directly from employer||Yes||Yes|
|Completed fingerprint cards (provided by the board)||Yes||Yes|
|Must initiate the background check process for a temp license|
Apply online - $3.50 processing fee
*Graduates of Excelsior College and other non-traditional programs should contact the Board before applying for license
*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.
|Timely||$75||2 business days – renew online before license expires|
|Reinstatement||$115||Approximately 1 week once all documents are received|
Inactive status 2 years or more – must provide proof of current licensure in another state with employment verification of at least 520 work hours within 2 years.
Evidence of status form required if lapsed on or before November 1, 2007.
Verify an Oklahoma license
NOTE: Mailing address to send application/docs may be different than the physical address