Idaho
,
ID
eNLC:
Yes
Walk-Through:
Yes
Temp License:
Yes
Nursys:
Yes
BON website
P:
(208) 577-2476

Fees

Endorsement Application: $138.25

Temporary permit: $25

Timing

Temporary License

Alabama Board of Nursing does not provide a definitive timeline. Timing is dependent upon your willingness to be proactive as items are processed on a first come, first serve basis. Processing takes 24-48 hours upon receipt of all required documentation. The temporary license is valid for 120 days and is nonrenewable.

License Renewal

  • Renewal cadence: The RN license renewal period is May 1st through August 31st in odd-numbered years. The renewal application is available in the Nurse Portal starting May 1st. If your license has not been renewed by August 31, your license will lapse and you will be unable to work until your license has been reinstated.
  • Renewal fee: $90
  • Required contact hours: 2 learning activities within the Practice, Education, or Professional Engagement sections. More information can be found here.

Important Things to Know

  • Applications are valid for one year after initial submission
  • You can monitor the progress of your application through the nurse portal

Licensure by Endorsement

Process

Permanent License

  1. Apply through the nurse portal on the BON website and pay the fee
  2. Request verification of licensure via Nursys from a state where you hold an active license. You must list all states where you hold active or inactive licenses but only one verification is required. If these states do not participate in Nursys, you will need to contact that state's BON and request verification be sent to the Idaho BON via this document.
  3. Provide a satisfactory nursing reference on this form from the three-year period immediately preceding the application
  4. Provide a declaration of your primary state of residence
  5. Provide a background check with fingerprints


Temporary License

  1. A temporary license may be issued to an applicant for licensure by endorsement on proof of current licensure in good standing in another jurisdiction or satisfactory evidence of employment within the three years immediately preceding application.
  2. Temporary licenses are valid until the next renewal period

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Licensure By Endorsement

Idaho

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ID

eNLC:
Yes
(visit)
Temp License:
Yes
Walkthrough:
Yes
Nursys:
Yes
P:
(208) 577-2476
Idaho

The Process

Permanent License

  1. Apply through the nurse portal on the BON website and pay the fee
  2. Request verification of licensure via Nursys from a state where you hold an active license. You must list all states where you hold active or inactive licenses but only one verification is required. If these states do not participate in Nursys, you will need to contact that state's BON and request verification be sent to the Idaho BON via this document.
  3. Provide a satisfactory nursing reference on this form from the three-year period immediately preceding the application
  4. Provide a declaration of your primary state of residence
  5. Provide a background check with fingerprints


Temporary License

  1. A temporary license may be issued to an applicant for licensure by endorsement on proof of current licensure in good standing in another jurisdiction or satisfactory evidence of employment within the three years immediately preceding application.
  2. Temporary licenses are valid until the next renewal period

Renewal License

  • Renewal cadence: The RN license renewal period is May 1st through August 31st in odd-numbered years. The renewal application is available in the Nurse Portal starting May 1st. If your license has not been renewed by August 31, your license will lapse and you will be unable to work until your license has been reinstated.
  • Renewal fee: $90
  • Required contact hours: 2 learning activities within the Practice, Education, or Professional Engagement sections. More information can be found here.

Timing

Permanent License

Approximately 5 business days upon receipt of all required materials

Temporary License

Same day upon receipt of all required materials when the only outstanding item is the background check


Fees

Endorsement Application: $138.25

Temporary permit: $25

Important things to Know About Applying For Licensure for Endorsement

  • Applications are valid for one year after initial submission
  • You can monitor the progress of your application through the nurse portal
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