Licensure by Examination Applications:
RN/LPN Online Application: https://www.hlb.state.mn.us/mbn/Portal/DesktopModules/ServiceForm.aspx?svid=6&mid=78
RN Paper Application: https://www.hlb.state.mn.us/mbn/Portal/ServiceForms/LIXRN.pdf
LPN Paper Application: https://www.hlb.state.mn.us/mbn/Portal/ServiceForms/LIXLPN.pdf
RN/LPN Application Fee: $115.00. ($105.00 application fee + $10.50 e-licensing fee)
Fees are non-refundable and payable to the Minnesota Board of Nursing.
As part of the application process, you must:
The Notary Public may charge a fee for his or her services. To find a Notary Public try your bank or the post office. You can also search here: http://www.notaryrotary.com/agent/find_a_notary.asp
Once the application, fee, fingerprints, and supporting documents have been reviewed, the Board will determine if you are eligible to test.
If you are eligible to take the NCLEX, you will receive an authorization to test (ATT) and instructions on scheduling the test.
When passing NCLEX results are received by the board, a license will be issued.
About Temporary Permits:
The Minnesota Board of Nursing no longer issues temporary permits for new graduates prior to licensure. They are only issued to nurses seeking licensure by endorsement.
If you require special testing accommodations due to disability, indicate this by filling out the "Special Accommodations" section of the licensure application form. Supporting documentation must also be submitted including:
Need More Information?
Access the site for the Minnesota Board of Nursing at: http://mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/nursing/