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

License by Endorsement

ASSOCIATED FEES

Application

$55

Background Check

$44.80

License Renewal

ASSOCIATED FEES

PROCESS

Timely

$60

About 5-10 business days

Late Fee

$50

Reinstatement

$110

$60 renewal fee + $50 late fee for each year license has lapsed in addition to current renewal period.

Temporary License Processing & Walk-Through Service

It takes approximately 1-2 weeks to receive a temporary license in Missouri after all necessary and required 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).

As a Walk-Through State, Missouri is able to offer temporary licenses within the same business day.

NECESSARY DOCUMENTS

TEMPORARY

PERMANENT

Completed Application – Notarized

Yes

Yes

Proof/Verification of Original State license

No

Yes

Copy of Current Active License

Yes

Yes

Transcripts – Received directly from nursing school

No

Yes

Proof of Fingerprint Registration

Yes

Yes

Register for fingerprinting in Missouri using the 4-digit code (001)

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

Renewal application must be notarized.

Reinstatements must have another background check.

Check for proper mailing address when sending in applications as it may differ from the physical address provided.

View license verification information here.

Contact Information & Mailing Address

Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Boulevard
PO Box 656
Jefferson City, MO  65102-0656

Phone:  573-751-0681

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