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Licensure Renewal

Online Renewal Services

Renewing your license online is fast and easy. You can update your home address and statistical information during the process. In only five (5) simple steps, you will be able to receive your license promptly and verify your license renewal online within two (2) business days. Verify your license here. In order to renew your license online, you will need your license number AND the last four digits of your social security number (SSN). Payment is made by credit card or web check.

Nurses may renew licenses online UNLESS one of the following is true:

  • The Nurse has defaulted on a Texas Guaranteed Student Loan (TGSL)
  • The Nurse has not met the mandatory continuing nursing education (CNE) requirements and/or has been selected for a CNE Audit. Proof of continuing nursing education must be received in our office in order for the license to be released or renewed
  • The Nurse has been selected for a Criminal Background Check (CBC) and the process has not yet been completed
  • The Nurse's primary state of residence is a compact state other than Texas. Check here to see more information regarding the Nurse Licensure Compact and to check if your state is included.
  • The license number and/or last four digits of the Social Security Number (SSN) entered do not match the information on the Board's files
  • The license is Delinquent or on Inactive Status

To renew your license online, use the Online Renewal Application: Nurse License Renewal

 

Timely Renewal: Click on the appropriate link below to view/print a timely (before the license expires) paper renewal form.  Processing time is two weeks. To avoid late fees, renewals must be postmarked no later than the last day of the month in which your nursing license expires.

LVN - Licensed Vocational Nurse Renewal Form Adobe Acrobat PDF icon pdf
RN - Registered Nurse Renewal Form Adobe Acrobat PDF icon pdf
RN/APRN - Registered Nurse with Advanced Practice Recognition Renewal Form Adobe Acrobat PDF icon pdf
RN/LVN Dual License:  Licensed Vocational Nurse and Registered Nurse Renewal Form Adobe Acrobat PDF icon pdf
Volunteer Retired Nurse Authorization Form Adobe Acrobat PDF icon pdf




Reactivation Renewal: In order to renew a license in Inactive status, proof of continuing nursing education submitted with your renewal form is required. Click on the appropriate link below to view/print a paper reactivation form.  Proof of continuing nursing education is required to renew a Inactive license.

LVN - Reactivation form for a Licensed Vocational Nurse Adobe Acrobat PDF icon pdf
RN - Reactivation form for a Registered Nurse  Adobe Acrobat PDF icon pdf
RN/APRN - Reactivation form for a Registered Nurse with Advanced Practice Authorization Adobe Acrobat PDF icon pdf
APRN Only - Reactivation form for Inactive/Delinquent Advanced Practice Recognition Adobe Acrobat PDF icon pdf