How to Obtain Your Maine Nursing License | Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) State

License by Endorsement

ASSOCIATED FEES

Application

$75

License Renewal

Link to Online Renewal

ASSOCIATED FEES

PROCESS

Timely

$75

Active within 3 days if license is renewed online

Reinstatement

$10 + Renewal Fee

Provide written explanation of failure to renew by expiration

Temporary License Processing

It takes approximately 1-2 weeks to receive a temporary license in Maine after the state has received all necessary documents and the license will last for up to 90 days (must not have any prior convictions or disciplinary action to obtain).

NECESSARY DOCUMENTS

TEMPORARY

PERMANENT

Completed Application – Notarized for paper apps

Yes

Yes

2 X 2 Photo that is signed and dated on the back (no more than 2 years old)

Yes

Yes

Proof/Verification of Original State license

No

Yes

Proof/Verification of Current License

Yes

Yes

Background Check (if declaring Maine as primary residence)

Yes

Yes

Temporary licenses are only issued while other required documents are being processed. There are additional steps that must be completed to receive a permanent license.

Additional Information

Contact the Maine BON directly to reinstate a lapsed license at Linda.f.elliot@maine.gov or call 207-287-9946.

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

Maine State Board of Nursing
161 Capitol St.
158 State House Station
Augusta, ME  04333

Phone: 207-287-1133

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