Obtaining Your Pennsylvania Nursing License

How to Apply For a Pennsylvania License

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  1. Completed online application

Online Endorsement Application


Application fee - $120.00

Temp permit fee - $70.00 


  • A temporary permit is valid only for 1 year.  You MUST complete all steps of obtaining permanent licensure to ensure that the temporary license does not lapse.
  1. Verification of licensure
  • Request verification of licensure from each state where you hold a license to practice.
  1. Background check
  1. Child Abuse CE
  • 3 hours of child abuse course – proof of completion must be submitted directly and electronically from the provider.
  1. Transcripts
  • Request nurse transcripts to be sent directly to the PA board of nursing.


Renew your Pennsylvania License

RN Renewal fee - $65.00

RN Reinstatement fee - $122.00


You will be reimbursed within 4-6 weeks upon proof of payment.

Reimbursement and expenses paid includes the application fee, license verification and background check fees. Fastaff will not pay for postage, transcripts or coursework fees.

If you have never completed an assignment with Fastaff or U.S. Nursing, you must provide a W-9 form with your receipt to be reimbursed. Send proof of online payment to  your recruiter or email usnlicensing@fastaff.com.