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Reminder – No More Paper Licenses Upon Renewal After September 1, 2008
The Board of Nursing (BON) has discontinued issuing wallet-sized paper licenses for nurses renewing their licenses beginning September 1, 2008. The BON will continue to issue paper license certificates for:
- Graduate nurses who pass the NCLEX® exam and obtain their initial nurse license in Texas;
- Nurses who hold licenses in other states and are obtaining a Texas nurse license for the first time; and
- Nurses who receive full licensure as advanced practice registered nurses.