How to Obtain Your Montana Nursing License | Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) State
License by Endorsement
Temporary License Processing
The Montana State Board of Nursing does not offer temporary nursing licenses. Permanent license takes about 10 days (or a few more) to be received after the board has obtained all necessary and required documents.
Proof/Verification of Original State license
Verification of licenses that are held regardless of status
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.
All licenses renew on December 31st of even-numbered years.
All RNs MUST maintain proof of 24 continuing education credits per two-year licensing period.
Check for proper mailing address when sending in applications as it may differ from the physical address provided.
Contact Information & Mailing Address
Montana State Board of Nursing
301 S Park, 4th Floor
Helena, MT 59620-0513