How to Obtain Your Utah Nursing License – Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) State

License by Endorsement

Application $95

License Renewal

Link to Online Renewal

Timely $58 Active within 24 hours
Reinstatement – Within 30 days after expiration $78 About 5-10 business days
Reinstatement – After 30 days & within 2 years of expiration $108

Temporary License Processing

The Utah State Board of Nursing does not issue temporary licenses.

The permanent license will be issued within 2-3 weeks after the board of nursing has received all necessary documents (with electronic fingerprinting).

Completed Application – May apply online Yes
Criminal Background Check – 2 completed fingerprint cards Yes
Verification/Copy of Current License


Nurses may obtain electronic fingerprinting at the DOPL’s office to expedite the licensure process.

Additional Information

  • Nurses must have completed a licensed practice for at least 400 hours OR licensed practiced for at least 200 hours in addition to completing 15 hours of CEUs OR completed 30 hours of CEUs.
  • For any license expired more than 2 years, nurse must submit a new application.
  • View license verification information here.

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

Contact Information & Mailing Address

Utah State Board of Nursing
Heber M. Wells Bldg. 4th
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT  84111

Phone:  801-530-6628

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