License/Certifications for RN, LPN, CNA

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Compact States

Alabama

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 weeksPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeksFees: $138.50
Temporary Time to Complete: 14 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $138.50Notes: Temp lasts 90 days
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: reciprocity ; facility gets you on the registryFees: Apply for job

Alaska

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 10 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 4-8 weeksFees: $325
Temporary Time to Complete: 10 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $325Notes: Temp valid for 6 months
Temporary Time to Complete: Can Work 4 Mos not on registryPermanent Time to Complete: 2 WeeksFees: $260

Arizona *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 30 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 MonthsFees: $250
Temporary Time to Complete: 48+ hour walkthroughPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 MonthsFees: $50
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 MonthsFees: $50

Arkansas *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 10-14 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $125Notes: Temp lasts 6 months
Temporary Time to Complete: 3-4 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 10 WeeksFees: $125Notes: Temp lasts 6 months
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 2 WeeksFees: No Fee

California

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 10-12 WeeksFees: $200
Temporary Time to Complete: 6-10 weeksPermanent Time to Complete: 6 MonthsFees: $200
Temporary Time to Complete: 4-8 weeksFees: No app fee, but will have fingerprinting fee

Colorado *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 10-14 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $43
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 3-4 WeeksFees: $43
Temporary Time to Complete: No TempPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $10

Connecticut

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 2 Weeks/ Can work 120 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 3-4 WeeksFees: $180
Temporary Time to Complete: 5 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 10 DaysFees: $150
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 2 WeeksFees: $55

Delaware *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1 WeekPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $250
Temporary Time to Complete: 1 WeekPermanent Time to Complete: 2 WeeksFees: $150
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 WeeksFees: $30

District of Columbia

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: Waiting for infoPermanent Time to Complete: Waiting for infoFees: $230 plus background check fee
Temporary Time to Complete: Waiting for infoPermanent Time to Complete: waiting for infoFees: $230 plus background check fee
Temporary Time to Complete: waiting for infoPermanent Time to Complete: waiting for infoFees: $15

Florida

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 30 DaysFees: $110Notes: Other fees will apply for Livescan and state verification
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 30 DaysFees: $110Notes: Other fees will apply for Livescan and state verification
Temporary Time to Complete: 3 Weeks- Work 120 Days While ProcessingPermanent Time to Complete: Up To 30 DaysFees: Fingerprinting Fee varies

Georgia

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 10-15 DaysFees: $75
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 10-15 DaysFees: $75
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 2 WeeksFees: No Fee

Hawaii

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 10-15 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 2-4 WeeksFees: $146-$202
Temporary Time to Complete: 10-15 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 10-15 DaysFees: Varies per the year $146-$202
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 WeeksFees: $25

Idaho *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 2 Weeks/ Can work for 90 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 2 MonthsFees: $177
Temporary Time to Complete: Walk ThroughPermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $177
Temporary Time to Complete: 120 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 1 MonthFees: No FeeNotes: Must fill our form and send to your home state's registry.

Illinois

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 3-4 Weeks/ Work 6 MonthsPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 MonthsFees: $75
Temporary Time to Complete: 3-4 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 2-4 WeeksFees: $75
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 1-3 DaysFees: No Fee

Indiana

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 Weeks/ Can work for 90 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 3-4 WeeksFees: $60
Temporary Time to Complete: 10-14 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 4-5 WeeksFees: $60
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-6 weeksPermanent Time to Complete: 2-6 weeksFees: $65

Iowa *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: Receive the following Monday/ Work for 30 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 WeeksFees: $169
Temporary Time to Complete: 5-10 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 5-10 DaysFees: $169
Temporary Time to Complete: 3-5 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: No Fee

Kansas

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 Weeks/ Work 120 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 3-4 WeeksFees: $75
Temporary Time to Complete: 1 week/ Work 120 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeks
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: Exam/ 3-4 Weeks afterFees: $20

Kentucky *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-4 Weeks/ Can work for 6 MonthsPermanent Time to Complete: 2-4 WeeksFees: $179.75
Temporary Time to Complete: 10-14 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $179.75
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: No Fee

Louisiana

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: Walkthrough - must be in person ; can work for 90 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $140.75-$25.75Notes: Must have housing established before going in to get temp license. Could take 4 weeks if sending in application and not in person.
Temporary Time to Complete: Walk ThroughPermanent Time to Complete: 12 weeksFees: $175.75Notes: Temp will last 12 weeks. Right click and save on LPN button.
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: NAFees: No Endorsement

Maine *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 daysPermanent Time to Complete: Prior to temp expirationFees: $75
Temporary Time to Complete: 7-14 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 1 WeekFees: $50
Temporary Time to Complete: Can Work 4 Mos not on registryPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 MonthsFees: $20

Maryland *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 48 Hr walk throughPermanent Time to Complete: 3-4 WeeksFees: $192.75
Temporary Time to Complete: Walk ThroughPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $174.50
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: Up To 3 MonthsFees: $20Notes: CNA button links to email you need to send about reciprocity.

Massachusetts

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: Email Mass for infoPermanent Time to Complete: 1-3 WeeksFees: $275
Temporary Time to Complete: 10 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 4 WeeksFees: $275
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 3 WeeksFees: No Fee

Michigan

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: NAFees: $64Notes: You can only work for a year via reciprocity/endorsement
Temporary Time to Complete: N/APermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $54
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: No Reciprocity/Exam/2 WeeksFees: Training ProgramNotes: Must take testing

Minnesota

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-5 Business days/ Can work 60 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: $105
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-5 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: VariesFees: $115Notes: Temp license lasts 60 days
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: No Fee

Mississippi *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 3-5 Days/ Work 90 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: $125
Temporary Time to Complete: 5 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 Weeks
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 2-4 WeeksFees: $26

Missouri *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: Walk Through in person - same day turnover ; can work for 6 months
Temporary Time to Complete: Walk Through in person - same day turnover ; can work for 6 monthsPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 WeeksFees: $95.80
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 weeksPermanent Time to Complete: Take Exam (passed) 6-8 WeeksFees: Exam Fees Vary

Montana *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 30 DaysFees: $200
Temporary Time to Complete: 4-6 weeksPermanent Time to Complete: 10 DaysFees: $227.25
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 weeksFees: No FeeNotes: Can work temp for 30 days. Takes around 2 weeks to be placed on registry. CNA is responsible for checking registry as no emails will be sent out

Nebraska *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Notes: Temp lasts 60 days
Temporary Time to Complete: 3-6 weeksPermanent Time to Complete: 2-8 WeeksFees: $59.50 - $151.75Notes: Temp lasts 60 days
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 2-4 WeeksFees: $20 Abuse Course

Nevada

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 7 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 7 DaysFees: $145
Temporary Time to Complete: 1 WeekPermanent Time to Complete: 2-4 MonthsFees: $50 app/$51.25 Fingerprinting

New Hampshire *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Notes: Temp lasts 120 days
Temporary Time to Complete: 8 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 8 WeeksFees: $82Notes: Temp lasts 120 days
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $82

New Jersey

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: No TempPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $261.44
Temporary Time to Complete: 120 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 MonthsFees: $30 Some States Do Not Xfer

New Mexico *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-4 weeksPermanent Time to Complete: 3-4 WeeksFees: $160Notes: Must do fingerprinting in New Mexico
Temporary Time to Complete: 2 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 2 WeeksFees: $115
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 3-4 WeeksFees: No Fee

New York

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: Limited permitPermanent Time to Complete: 3-4 Weeks unless from CA or IL (add 6-8 weeks)Fees: $178
Temporary Time to Complete: No TempPermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $178
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: $50

North Carolina *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 Weeks/ Work for 6 monthsPermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $218
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $150
Temporary Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $101

North Dakota *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: $160
Temporary Time to Complete: 1 weekPermanent Time to Complete: 2 WeeksFees: $160
Temporary Time to Complete: 10 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 2-4 WeeksFees: No Fee

Ohio

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 3-4 Weeks/ Work 6 MonthsPermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $75 plus home state verification fee
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 2 Weeks
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: No Fee

Oklahoma

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 3-4 Weeks/ Work90 daysPermanent Time to Complete: Must request temp to go activeFees: $99
Temporary Time to Complete: 2 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 2 WeeksFees: $95
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: No Fee

Oregon

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $268.50 plus home states verification fees
Temporary Time to Complete: No TempPermanent Time to Complete: 3-4 WeeksFees: $268.50 plus home states verification fees
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $124.50

Pennsylvania

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 4-8 WeeksFees: $135
Temporary Time to Complete: 7-10 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $155
Temporary Time to Complete: Work Up To 120 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 2-4 WeeksFees: No Fee

Rhode Island *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: Waiting for infoPermanent Time to Complete: Waiting for infoFees: $135
Temporary Time to Complete: Waiting for infoPermanent Time to Complete: 8 Weeks
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 8+ weeksFees: $35

South Carolina *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: N/APermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 WeeksFees: $110
Temporary Time to Complete: N/APermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $110
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: Online app/Exam 7-10 DaysFees: No Fee

South Dakota *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 3-5 WeeksFees: $125Notes: Add up to 3 months for perm if coming from non-nursys state
Permanent Time to Complete: 3-6 WeeksFees: $125+
Temporary Time to Complete: Can Work Up To 60 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 Weeks Depends On Home StateFees: No Fee

Tennessee *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $115
Temporary Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 6-8 WeeksFees: $115
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: No Fee

Texas *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 Weeks/ Work 120 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 WeeksFees: $186
Temporary Time to Complete: 10 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 10 DaysFees: $111
Temporary Time to Complete: 6-8 weeksPermanent Time to Complete: 1-3 WeeksFees: No Fee

Utah *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 3-4 WeeksFees: $100
Temporary Time to Complete: No TempPermanent Time to Complete: 10 DaysFees: $100
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: $10

Vermont

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: Walk Through ;Permanent Time to Complete: 2-3 WeeksFees: $150
Temporary Time to Complete: Walk Through ; 7-10 business daysPermanent Time to Complete: 3-6 DaysFees: Waiting on further information
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-5 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: Up To 3 MonthsFees: $20

Virginia *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 7-10 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 WeeksFees: $190
Temporary Time to Complete: 3-5 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 2-6 WeeksFees: $170
Temporary Time to Complete: Auth to practAppSupportDocsPermanent Time to Complete: 30-45 DaysFees: No Fee

Washington

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 7-8 WeeksFees: $88
Temporary Time to Complete: No TempPermanent Time to Complete: 4-6 WeeksFees: $88
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: Up To 3 WeeksFees: $$65Notes: Additional $32 if fingerprinting is needed

West Virginia

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: $125Notes: temp licenses will always expire on Oct 31st each year
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-5 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 7-10 DaysFees: $51.13 - $81.13Notes: verified via Nursys.
Temporary Time to Complete: NAPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: No Fee

Wisconsin *

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 1-2 WeeksFees: $200
Temporary Time to Complete: 5-6 WeeksPermanent Time to Complete: 5-6 WeeksFees: $92
Temporary Time to Complete: 2-3 weeksPermanent Time to Complete: 2-3 weeksFees: No FeeNotes: Must be submitted by mail only.

Wyoming

Temporary TimePermanent TimeFeesNotes
Temporary Time to Complete: 3-5 Days/ Work 90 daysPermanent Time to Complete: Issued within 90 daysFees: $200
Temporary Time to Complete: 7-10 daysPermanent Time to Complete: 2 WeeksFees: $185Notes: Temp lasts 90 days
Temporary Time to Complete: Can Work 90 DaysPermanent Time to Complete: 2-4 MonthsFees: $120

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