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Due to the high volume of applications received in our office each day, we cannot provide same day processing and issuance of licenses.

Application
  

5 years

Application
  

Yes, you need to keep your certificates for a minimum of 6 years in case you are audited.

Continuing Education
  

If you have a misdemeanor or felony conviction or credential discipline, you must report such actions to the Office of Investigations http://dhhs.ne.gov/Pages/reg_invest-p.aspx within 30 days of the conviction/action.  Failure to disclose any such convictions/credential discipline could result in disciplinary action.

Conviction Reporting
  

Yes, if the conviction was a misdemeanor or felony and you were sentenced or paid a ticket through Traffic Court.  (Infractions are not required to be reported.)  Some examples are: No valid registration, no driver’s license on person, and driving under suspension.

Conviction Reporting
  

A photocopy of a marriage certificate, divorce decree, annulment papers, adoption papers, or a court order verifying that a name change has occurred.

Other
  

Any correspondence and renewal notices will be sent to the last known address. It is the responsibility of the licensee to keep the department informed of changes.

Other
  

A licensee may request that his/her license be placed on inactive status at any time and at no cost by sending a written notice to the Department.

Other
  

In order to reinstate your license you must complete a reinstatement application, pay the applicable fee and have completed the required number of continuing education hours for your profession.

Reinstatements
  

40 hours within the past 24 months.

Reinstatements
  

You do not have to take an exam to have your license reinstated.

Reinstatements
  

No. Only 40 hours of continuing education credit is required.  These 40 hours must be earned during the 24 months immediately prior to the reinstatement application being submitted.

Reinstatements
  

Yes. However, you will not need to earn an additional 40 hours.  You will be able to waive this requirement since you just got your license reinstated. Request a waiver when you renew. 

Reinstatements
  

No.  You must submit the reinstatement application via U.S. Mail or Fax/E-Mail. Please note that your application will not be reviewed until the required fee has been paid.

Reinstatements