• Getting Your Oregon Nursing License: What You Need to Know

    Take your nursing career on a stint to the gorgeous state of Oregon. Once you're licensed and assigned in the Beaver State, your options are limitless. We’ve got so many great opportunities – not only in Oregon – but also in Washington State and California, should you want to apply for nursing licenses there. Enjoy the splendor of the Pacific Northwest; we’re here to guide you every step of the way.

    Things to know about applying for your Oregon nursing license:
    • » Oregon isn’t a member of the nurse licensure compact.
    • » License and fingerprint processing time 4 – 6 weeks
    • » We’ll help you with your endorsement, application and/or processing fees
    • » The endorsement application can be found online, here
    • » Oregon is NURSYS participating
    • » Oregon is also paperless – verification online only
    Documents you’ll need:
    • » Signed application
    • » Passport photo taken within last 6 months
    • » Fingerprint card
    • » Practice history and education forms
    • » Official transcript
    Fees to be aware of:
    • » $195 application fee
    • » $52 fingerprint processing fee

    Oregon State Board of Nursing, 17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd., Portland, OR 97224-7012;Call: (971) 673-0685; Web: Oregon Board of Nursing


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