ACQUIRING YOUR CALIFORNIA NURSING LICENSE

LICENSE BY ENDORSEMENT

Valley reimburses for state licenses with the following parameters:

  • Valley is the first company the clinician is traveling or working for in that state (licensure only)
  • The license was issued < 60 days of the clinician’s assignment start date
  • Receipts are submitted to Valley within 7 days of the clinician’s start date
  • The clinician completes a 13-week assignment with no fewer than 468 hours of work
Processing Fees  Temp License Processing
Application $100.00 *4-8 weeks upon receipt of required docs – valid for 6 months
(must not have any prior convictions OR disciplinary actions)
Temp License $50.00
Fingerprints $49.00

 

Documents Needed Temp Perm
Completed application Yes Yes
2X2 photo Yes Yes
Verification of current active license Yes Yes
Transcripts – received directly from nursing school No Yes
Completed fingerprint card Yes Yes

*Temporary permits are issued when waiting to receive your permanent license. Other additional steps to receive permanent licenses must already be in process.

LICENSE RENEWAL
Processing Fees Renewal License Processing
Timely $160.00 Active within 72 hrs if renewed online
Delinquent (8yrs) $235 6-8 weeks
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If your nurse license is expired within 8 years, you are eligible to renew your license online. If your nurse license is expired over 8 years, you will need to apply for reinstatement. A background check is required if not previously fingerprinted after 3/1/2009. You will also need to provide proof of 30 hours of continuing education, taken every 2 years.

CALIFORNIA STATE BOARD OF NURSING
1747 North Market Boulevard, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA  95834
Phn:  916-322-3350 Fx:   (916) 574-8637

Verify a CA license

**Please not that the Mailing address to send application/docs may be different than the physical address provided

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