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Renewal Update as of 1/4/21: Expiration dates for license types on hold per Executive Order 20-10 have been extended to 6/30/21.

Per Executive Order 20-10, license renewal is being deferred for certain license types. Expiration dates for these licenses will now appear as 06/30/2021 on License Lookup unless the licensee has renewed. Licenses for these license types may continue to defer renewal until the COVID-19 State of Emergency is lifted. Licensees who choose to renew may do so beginning in mid-January 2021. Postcards will be sent to licensees when renewal is available for their license type.


  • If your license type is not listed in the left-hand column below, it is not able to be renewed online. Please wait until your license type is listed before attempting online renewal.
  • To renew online, click the Renew Online button below.
  • To renew with the paper application you mail in, click your profession in the right-hand column below.

Tip

When renewing online, if you need to log out, you can do so at any time without losing information you've already entered.

 

License types currently renewing: 

Click here to RENEW ONLINE 

Renew online:

  • ​Advanced EMT
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - CNM
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - CNS
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - CRNA
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse - NP
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Body Art
  • Body Art Facilities
  • Certified Master Social Worker (CMSW)
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Dentist
  • Emergency Medical Responder (EMR)
  • EMT Intermediate
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Independent Mental Health Practitioner (IMHP)
  • Marriage & Family Therapist
  • Master Social Worker (MSW)
  • Mental Health Practitioner (MHP)
  • Minimal, Moderate, & General/Deep Sedation Permits
  • Osteopathic Physician and Surgeon
  • Paramedic
  • Pharmacy Technician
  • Physician
  • Psychologist
  • Professional Counselor
  • Public Health Authorization
  • Public Health Authorization for Treating Children
  • Registered Nurse
  • Respiratory Care Practitioner
  • Social Worker
  • Temporary Educational Permit (TEP)

 

Renew with a paper application you mail in:​


* Please note that if you hold an Expanded Function license for Restorative I and Restorative II, the cost is $25 each.


Please Note

We no longer provide a wallet card license. If you wish to print a wallet-size card, please go to dhhs.ne.gov/lookup. When your name comes up in the search results, click it. On the next page, click the green button that says Generate Wallet Card.

More information:
  • For issues with renewal fee payments, please call (402) 471-2115 or email DHHS.LicensureSupport@nebraska.gov.
  • Licensees can place their licenses on inactive status at no charge, either online or by paper renewal form, prior to the license expiration date. Being on inactive status means that the licensee cannot perform licensed activity until the license is reinstated.
  • If you missed your renewal deadline, your license has expired. You cannot practice until it is reissued or reinstated. Licensees who practice after the expiration of their licenses will owe DHHS an administrative penalty of $10 per day up to $1,000. Other disciplinary action may be taken specific to your license type.

    To reapply or request reinstatement of your license, go to the Professions and Occupations page, click on your license type, click on Applications, and complete the Application for License or Application for Reinstatement. Please note that we cannot provide same-day processing. Submit the form, any additional documentation required, and a check or money order for the fee to the Licensure Unit.