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 January 11, 2021, 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 Target Timeframe Currently Processing
Items Received
VN Licensure by Examination (School) – Online 4-6 Weeks December 18, 2020
VN Licensure by Examination (School) – Mailed 4-6 Weeks November 30, 2020
PT Licensure by Examination (School) 4-6 Weeks December 15, 2020
VN Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) – Online 26 Weeks December 29, 2020
VN Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) – Mailed 26 Weeks December 3, 2020
PT Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) 26 Weeks December 30, 2020
VN Licensure by Endorsement 3-4 Weeks December 21, 2020
VN Re-Examination 3-4 Weeks January 6, 2021
PT Re-Examination 3-4 Weeks December 30, 2020
VN/PT Initial License Application 3-4 Weeks January 4, 2021
NCLEX-PN Results 3-4 Weeks December 6, 2020

Licensees

Item Requested Target Timeframe Currently Processing Items Received
VN/PT License Renewals
*Online renewals are in real time.
6-8 Weeks December 30, 2020
Address Changes
*Online changes are in real time.
6-8 Weeks December 1, 2020
Name Change 2-4 Weeks December 14, 2020
Inactive to Active Status 2-4 Weeks December 4, 2020
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 December 8, 2020