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 December 9, 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 December 2, 2019
VN Licensure by Examination (School) – Mailed 4-6 Weeks November 27, 2019
PT Licensure by Examination (School) 4-6 Weeks December 2, 2019
VN Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) – Online 26 Weeks November 25, 2019
VN Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) – Mailed 26 Weeks November 25, 2019
PT Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) 26 Weeks December 2, 2019
VN Licensure by Endorsement 3-4 Weeks December 1, 2019
VN Re-Examination 3-4 Weeks December 6, 2019
PT Re-Examination 3-4 Weeks December 2, 2019
VN Initial License Application 3-4 Weeks December 5, 2019
PT Initial License Application 3-4 Weeks December 5, 2019
NCLEX-PN Results 3-4 Weeks November 30, 2019
PTE Results 3-4 Weeks December 6, 2019

Licensees

Item Requested Target Timeframe Currently Processing Items Received
VN/PT License Renewals
*Online renewals are in real time.
6-8 Weeks November 28, 2019
Address Changes
*Online changes are in real time.
6-8 Weeks December 6, 2019
Name Change 2-4 Weeks December 6, 2019
Inactive to Active Status 2-4 Weeks November 28, 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 November 22, 2019