Processing Times

Applications are processed in date order received. The processing times below are provided as a general guideline. Although the Board makes every effort to stay within these timeframes, applications are individually evaluated and processing times can vary based on individual circumstances.

For the week of February 5, 2018, we are processing applications received during the dates noted below. Contacting the Board for application status while within these timeframes may cause processing delays. We thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Applicants

Item Requested Timeframe Currently Processing Items Received (Updated 2/6/18)
Licensure by Examination (School) Online 4-6 Weeks December 27, 2017
Mailed 4-6 Weeks January 3, 2018
Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) Online 26 Weeks June 3, 2017
Mailed 26 Weeks June 1, 2017
Licensure by Endorsement Online 3-4 Weeks January 15, 2018
Mailed 3-4 Weeks January 2, 2017
Re-Examination Online 4-6 Weeks December 4, 2017
Mailed 4-6 Weeks January 16, 2018
Initial License Application Online 3-4 Weeks January 12, 2018
Mailed 3-4 Weeks January 11, 2018
NCLEX-PN Results 3-4 Weeks January 9, 2018

Licensees

Item Requested Timeframe Currently Processing Items Received (Updated 2/6/18)
License Renewal Online: Instant
By Mail: 6-8 Weeks January 16, 2017
Address Changes Online: Instant
By Mail: 6-8 Weeks November 13, 2017
Name Change 2-4 Weeks January 10, 2018
Inactive to Active Status 2-4 Weeks January 5, 2018
Verification of Licensure (Endorsement to Another State or Country)
NOTE: Additional processing time is required to verify licenses that have been expired 7 years or longer.
4-8 Weeks September 30, 2017