Nurse License Applications

Professions & Occupations

What would you like to do?

What you need to know

​​​​Notice: The fee for criminal background checks increased to $45.25 on January 1, 2017.

Please read the application instructions carefully.

The instructions provide additional information relating to the requirements to obtain a license.


APRN Applications

RN and LPN Applications

Use if you need to pass the NCLEX:

Use if you have an RN or LPN license in another state and are applying for your first Nebraska RN or LPN license:

Use if you have an expired, inactive or lapsed Nebraska license:

Temporary License

Temporary licenses are available to persons applying for permanent licensure by endorsement. You must have an active nursing license in another state. See Application by Endorsement for additional requirements. A temporary license is valid for 60 days or until the expiration of the license from another state, whichever occurs first.