How to Obtain Your South Dakota Nursing License | Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) State
License by Endorsement
Temporary License Processing
Temporary licenses are valid for up to 90 days (must not have any prior convictions or disciplinary action to obtain).
|Completed Online Application||Yes||Yes|
|Transcripts – Received directly from nursing school||No||Yes|
|Proof/Verification of Original State license||Yes||Yes|
|Photocopy of Current License – Showing expiration date||Yes||No|
|Completed Fingerprint Cards – Provided by South Dakota Board of Nursing||Yes||Yes|
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.
Check for proper mailing address when sending in applications as it may differ from the physical address provided.
Contact Information & Mailing Address
South Dakota State Board of Nursing
4305 South Louise Ave, Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106