Q: If I am not approved for a license in Nebraska, will my application fee be returned to me? A: You will receive the application fee minus an administrative fee of $25.
Q: When do I need to report convictions? A: If you have a misdemeanor or felony conviction or credential discipline, you must report such actions to the Office of Investigations within 30 days of the conviction/action. Failure to disclose any such convictions/credential discipline could result in disciplinary action.
Q: Am I required to report traffic convictions? A: 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.
Q: What documents are needed to make a name change? A: A photocopy of a marriage certificate, divorce decree, annulment papers, adoption papers, or a court order verifying that a name change has occurred.
Q: Do I need to notify your office if I move or change addresses? A: 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.
Q: I have not received notification of my renewal. How can I renew? A: Online license renewal is fast and safe. Please visit https://nebraska.mylicense.com.
Q: When do I need to renew my license? A: Expiration is 02/01 of even years.
Q: Will I receive a notification in the mail regarding renewal? A: Yes, you will receive a small post card by mail at least 30 days before the renewal.
Q: How do I put my license on hold? A: You can request inactive status at any time by sending a written request to the Licensure Unit or you can wait until renewal time and request inactive through the online renewal process.
Q: What do I need to do to get my license reinstated? A: Complete the reinstatement application, complete at least 16 hours of continuing education within 24 months of submitting the reinstatement application, and pay the renewal/reinstatement fee.
Q: If I reinstate now, do I still need to renew my license when it comes up for renewal? A: Yes. Expiration is 02/01 of even years.
Q: Can I reinstate my license online? A: No, we do not have a system in place to accept online payments for reinstatement. You may mail your application and fee or drop it off at our office.
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