• Arizona Nursing License and Renewal: What You Need to Know

    As the home of the Grand Canyon, one of the natural wonders of the world, Arizona has a lot to offer. From Tucson, to Lake Havasu, you’ll find a desert oasis that also includes some great surprises, like winter skiing in Flagstaff. Nurses with their Arizona nursing license will see their careers rise like the great “Phoenix” with lots of great nursing opportunities available all across the state. If you’re simply looking to renew your Arizona nursing license, you’ll find this great state, whose name means “silver-bearing” in Aztec, will keep your nursing career rich in top healthcare facilities, recreational activities and the kind of friendly people that make it a destination for many healthcare providers. 

    Things to know about getting your Arizona nursing 

    • » Mailed within 2-3 days or can be picked up
    • » Temp license issued in 48 hours (good for 6 months)
    • » Must practice as a nurse for 960 hrs., complete an AZ board refreshed coarse or graduate from a nursing program in the past 5 years
    • » 2-3 month turnaround to issue permanent license

    Documents needed for getting your Arizona nursing license

    • » Completed application
    • » Fingerprint cards
    • » Copy of a current license
    • » Copy of contract or letter of intent from AMN or facility (on letterhead) that shows start date of 7 days or less

    Processing fees to be aware of:

    • » $150 permanent application fee 
    • » $50 fingerprint processing fee 
    • » $35 temp fee ($50 to receive within 48 hours) 
    •  » $160 for renewals 
    • » $50 fee for late renewals


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