• New Jersey Nursing License and Renewal: What You Need to Know

    New Jersey may have a bad rap, but you’ll have to put all those stereotypes and jokes aside – because that’s all that they are. The Garden State offers some of the highest pay rates and well-educated work forces in the country. Not only will an assignment here reward your savings account, but you’ll learn from working alongside the best of the best.New Jersey Nursing License

    Things to know about applying for your New Jersey Nursing License

    • » New Jersey is not a nurse licensure compact state
    • » No temporary license
    • » A permanent license can 10 to 16 weeks to turn around; plan ahead or consider taking a travel in New York or Connecticut, while you wait.
    • » If you physically drive to one of the Sagem Morpho locations in NJ to have your fingerprints taken and delivered, processing time will decrease to four to six weeks.
    • » We will pay to get you there
    • » We also help cover processing and application fees
    • » Must be SANE certified
    • » This is a NURSYS participating state
    • » You’ll never meet Snooki or anyone like her – this representation is largely a myth

    Documents needed for getting your New Jersey State nursing license

    • » Signed Application
    • » 2x2 color passport photo
    • » Notarized Affidavit
    • » Birth Certificate
    • » Certification and Authorization form for a criminal history background check
    • » NJ and FBI fingerprint card
    • » VOLs (use NURSYS if applicable)
    • » Other supporting documentation as applicable (immigration documentation, name change certificates, supporting court documents, etc.)

    Processing fees to be aware of when getting your New Jersey State nursing license

    • » $200 to the NJ Board of Nursing ($75 licensing fee, $120 certificate fee, $5 surcharge)
    • » $63.19 out-of-state or $67.20 in-state

    New Jersey Board of Nursing, 124 Halsey St., 6th Floor, Newark, NJ 07102; Mail to: 124 Halsey St., 6th Floor; Call: (973) 504-6430; Web: New Jersey Board of Nursing  



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