If the state does not participate in Nursys, you must contact their state Boards directly for further instructions. You will need to send them the Verification of Licensure form (p. 9 of the application) to complete and then they will submit it directly to the Washington State Board of Nursing on your behalf.
A temporary practice permit will automatically be issued to you if you do not indicate any prior conviction or discipline history.
Renewal of your license occurs every year
Renew your license online - paper applications are no longer valid
Required contact hours: 18 hours (Must include 2 hours for LGBTQ & 3 hours ofHIV/AIDS)
*All continuing education must be relevant to your current field of practice