Alaska is one of those other States with a variety of requirements!
Alaska State Board of Nursing
550 West 7th Avenue, Suite 1500
License by Endorsement
|Temporary Permit Fee||$50|
|Timely – Renewal Before or On Expiration Date||Renew Online|
|Reinstatement||$325||About 4-6 Weeks|
Temporary License Processing
It takes approximately 3-4 weeks to receive a temporary license in Alaska after all documents have been received and the license will last for up to 6 months (must not have any prior convictions or disciplinary action to obtain).
|Completed Application – Notarized||Yes||Yes|
|Proof/Verification of Original State license||No||Yes|
|Proof/Copy of Current License||Yes||Yes|
|Completed Fingerprint Card||Yes||Yes|
|Verification of Employment – 320 Hours within Past 2 Years||Yes||Yes|
|2×2 Photo Taken in the Last 6 Months||Yes||Yes|
**A certified and real copy of current nursing license is required to obtain a temporary permit – Notary must write “I certify this to be a true copy of the original document” on said document to be accepted by the board.
** Temporary licenses are only issued while other required documents are in the process of being received and is used in the meantime before a permanent license is obtained. There are additional steps that MUST be completed to receive a permanent license.
- Notarized application with a 2×2 photo
- Nurses must complete both the Alaska and FBI background checks if their license has been lapsed for longer than 1 year.
- Verification of licensure of all licenses held
**Nurses are required to provide proof of completion for two if the following:
- 320 hours of nursing employment
- 30 CE contact hours
- 30 hours of uncompensated professional nursing activities
**Be sure to check address for proper mailing address when sending in applications as it may differ from the physical address provided.