• Massachusetts Nursing License and Renewal: What You need to Know

    Take it from the Mayflower crew: Landing on the shores of Plymouth Rock is your entryway into a whole new world … of renowned facilities and the chance to work beside other talented healthcare professionals, that is. It begins with getting your Massachusetts nursing license.MA Nursing License

    Things to know about applying for your Massachusetts nursing license:
    • » No temporary license
    • » License turnaround only takes about 3-6 business days
    • » Not a Compact State
    • » NURSYS participating
    • » "Chowder" is pronounced "chow-dah"

    Documents needed for getting your Massachusetts nurse license:
    • » Completed application
    • » Verification from all states of licensure
    • » 2X2 color passport photo

    Processing fees to be aware of:
    • » $230 application fee
    • » $120 renewal fee
    • » $57 late fee 
    Massachusetts Board of Nursing
    Address: 240 Causeway St., Suite 200, 5th Floor; Boston, MA 02114
    Call: (800) 414-0168

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