How to Obtain Your Maryland Nursing License | Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) State
License by Endorsement
Temporary License Processing
It takes approximately 3-5 business days to receive a temporary license in Maryland after all the necessary documents have been received and the license will be good for 90 days (must not have any prior convictions or disciplinary action to obtain).
Proof/Verification of Original State license
Verification/Copy of Current License
Completed Fingerprint Card – Background Check
Send email to [email protected] with contact info to receive background check forms and fingerprint cards PRIOR to applying online.
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.
Check for proper mailing address when sending in applications as it may differ from the physical address provided.
Contact Information & Mailing Address
Maryland State Board of Nursing
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215-2254