How to Obtain Your Vermont Nursing License
License by Endorsement
Active within 24 hours if license is renewed online
Late Fee (within 30 Days)
After first 30 days, expired licenses incur monthly late fee of $40, not to exceed $1500.
Temporary License Processing
It takes approximately 3-5 business days to receive a temporary license in Vermont after the board has received all required documents. License valid 90 days (must not have any prior convictions or disciplinary action to obtain).
Proof/Verification of Original State License
Copy/Verification of Current License
Copy of Driver’s License/Passport/or Government ID
2×2 Photo Taken within Past 6 Months
Photocopy of Current Active State License if Not From NURSYS State
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 renewal requests made more than 30 days after expiration must include verification of employment.
- Renewal requires nurse to have practiced nursing for a minimum of 50 days (400 hours) of current licensing period OR 120 days (960 hours) within 5 years of the end of the current licensing period.
Check for proper mailing address when sending in applications as it may differ from the physical address provided.
Contact Information & Mailing Address
Office of Professional Regulation
89 Main Street, 3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620