How to Acquire Your Colorado Nursing License – Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) State
License by Endorsement
|Timely||$87||Renew within a 60 day grace period|
Temporary License Processing
Temporary licenses are only issued to nurses who are in the process of receiving a permanent license.
Temporary license processing times are approximately 8 weeks
|Completed Online Application||Yes|
|Proof/Verification of Original State License||Yes|
|Verification/Copy of Current License||Yes|
|Online Healthcare Professions Profile||Yes|
- All licenses expire on September 30th of odd or even numbered years
- A background check may be required for renewals and/or reinstatement’s due to new eNLC requirements.
- If your license is more than 2 years expired, you must provide verification of active licensure in another state —> Must also complete and maintain an online healthcare professions profile.
- View license verification information here.
Check for proper mailing address when sending in applications as it may differ from the physical address provided.
Contact Information & Mailing Address
Denver, Colorado 80202