Obtaining Your Wyoming Nursing License

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Wyoming is an Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) state

Wyoming Board of Nursing

130 Hobbs Avenue, Suite B
Cheyenne, WY  82002
TEL: 360-236-4700
FAX:  360-236-4738

License by Endorsement

Processing Fees  
Application $135
Temp license $25
Background check $60

Temp License Processing

Approximately 10-15 business days upon receipt of all required docs - valid for 90 days.
Must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions.
WSBN is paperless.  All licenses & certificates can be verified online.

Documents Needed Temp Perm
Completed application Yes Yes
Verification of original state license Yes Yes
Transcripts – received directly from nursing school Yes Yes
SSN card AND Proof of lawful presence - driver’s license, birth certificate or passport Yes Yes
Completed fingerprint cards – background check No 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.

License Renewal

Processing Fees   Renewal License Processing
Timely $110  
Relicensure   $135  Submit fingerprint cards for background check
Online Renewal

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