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 April 5, 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 March 25, 2021
VN Licensure by Examination (School) – Mailed 4-6 Weeks March 31, 2021
PT Licensure by Examination (School) 4-6 Weeks March 23, 2021
VN Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) – Online 26 Weeks March 14, 2021
VN Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) – Mailed 26 Weeks February 5, 2021
PT Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) 26 Weeks March 24, 2021
VN Licensure by Endorsement 3-4 Weeks March 3, 2021
VN Re-Examination 3-4 Weeks March 29, 2021
PT Re-Examination 3-4 Weeks March 28, 2021
VN/PT Initial License Application 3-4 Weeks March 25, 2021
NCLEX-PN Results 3-4 Weeks March 27, 2021

Licensees

Item Requested Target Timeframe Currently Processing Items Received
VN/PT License Renewals
*Online renewals are in real time.
6-8 Weeks March 26, 2021
Address Changes
*Online changes are in real time.
6-8 Weeks March 26, 2021
Name Change 2-4 Weeks March 26, 2021
Inactive to Active Status 2-4 Weeks March 26, 2021
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 March 17, 2021