How to Obtain Your Nevada Nursing License
License by Endorsement
Active within 24 hours of receipt
Temporary License Processing
It takes approximately 2-4 business days to receive a temporary license in Nevada after all 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).
Proof/Verification of Original State license
Copy/Verification of Current License
Completed Fingerprint Card with Submission Form
Transcripts or RN Diploma – Sent directly from registrar
Notarized Third Party
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 complete fingerprint cards if license has been expired for over 5 years.
Check for proper mailing address when sending in applications as it may differ from the physical address provided.
Contact Information & Mailing Address
Nevada State Board of Nursing
5011 Meadowwood Mall Way
Reno, NV 89502-6576