How to Obtain Your Minnesota Nursing License
License by Endorsement
Active within 24 hours if license is renewed online
About 5 business days after all documents have been received
Temporary License Processing
It takes approximately 2-5 business days to receive a temporary license in Minnesota after all necessary documents have been received and the license will last for up to 60 days (must not have any prior convictions or disciplinary action to obtain).
Proof/Verification of Original State license
Copy of Current License
Completed Fingerprint Card (from AZBN)
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.
- Nurses must submit a confirmation of their nursing employment form.
- The board will inform you whether to report CEUs and if you are required to take a nurse “refresher course” or not.
- 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
Minnesota State Board of Nursing
2829 University Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414