Oklahoma is an Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) State!
Oklahoma State Board of Nursing
2915 N Classen Boulevard, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
License by Endorsement
|Timely||$75||Active within 2 business days – renewed online|
|Reinstatement||$115||About 1 week after all documents are received|
Temporary License Processing
It takes approximately 10 business days to receive a temporary license Oklahoma after all required documents have been received and the license will last for up to 3 months (must not have any prior convictions or disciplinary action to obtain).
|Completed Application –
May apply online.
|Proof/Verification of Original
|Verification of Citizenship||Yes||Yes|
|Completed Fingerprint Card – Provided by the board||Yes||Yes|
|Employment Verification – Directly from employer||Yes||Yes|
|Evidence of Status Form – Notarized||Yes||Yes|
**Must initiate a background check process in order to receive a temporary license.
**Graduates of Excelsior College and other non-traditional programs should contact the Board before applying for license.
** Temporary licenses are only issued while other required documents are in the process of being received and is used in the meantime before a permanent license is obtained. There are additional steps that MUST be completed to receive a permanent license.
Nurses with an inactive status of 2 or more years, must provide proof of current licensure in another state with employment verification of at least 520 work hours within the past 2 years.
**Evidence of status form is required if license lapsed on or before Nov 1st, 2007.
**Be sure to check address for proper mailing address when sending in applications as it may differ from the physical address provided.