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

    Get your Colorado nursing license, say goodbye to traffic jams and hello to great nursing opportunities. As a nurse, you probably feel like you’re tasked with moving mountains. Why not let the mountains move you? Three-hundred days of sunshine, four national parks, countless peaks – for outdoor lovers, the Centennial State is the best place to work and play.  

    Things to know about applying for your Colorado nursing license:  

    • » Colorado is not a walk-through stateColorado Landscape3
    • » Colorado is a compact state 
    • » NCLEX required
    • » License takes 2-3 weeks
    • » Temp license issued for 4 months, no extension

    Documents needed for getting your Colorado nursing license:
    • » Completed application
    • » Affidavit of Eligibility Form
    • » Copy of an active license
    • » Proof of US citizenship

    Colorado Landscape2Processing fees to be aware of:
    • » $43 for perm and temp
    • » $117 for renewal
    • » $132 Reactivation
    • » $99 renewal fee

    Colorado Board of Nursing, 1560 Broadway, Suite 1350, Denver, CO, 80202
    Call: (303) 894-2430
    Web: Colorado Board of Nursing




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