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 Octobetr 7, 2019, 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 September 27, 2019
VN Licensure by Examination (School) – Mailed 4-6 Weeks September 23, 2019
PT Licensure by Examination (School) 4-6 Weeks September 27, 2019
VN Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) – Online 26 Weeks September 25, 2019
VN Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) – Mailed 26 Weeks September 23, 2019
PT Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) 26 Weeks October 1, 2019
VN Licensure by Endorsement 3-4 Weeks September 30, 2019
VN Re-Examination 3-4 Weeks October 1, 2019
PT Re-Examination 3-4 Weeks September 26, 2019
VN Initial License Application 3-4 Weeks October 1, 2019
PT Initial License Application 3-4 Weeks October 3, 2019
NCLEX-PN Results 3-4 Weeks September 27, 2019
PTE Results 3-4 Weeks September 26, 2019

Licensees

Item Requested Target Timeframe Currently Processing Items Received
VN/PT License Renewals
*Online renewals are in real time.
6-8 Weeks October 3, 2019
Address Changes
*Online changes are in real time.
6-8 Weeks September 25, 2019
Name Change 2-4 Weeks October 2, 2019
Inactive to Active Status 2-4 Weeks September 27, 2019
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 23, 2019