RN and LPN Application form: http://www.ksbn.org/forms/Initiallicense.pdf
RN Licensure Application: $75.00
LPN Licensure Application: $50.00
Fingerprint/Criminal Background Check Processing Fee: $50.00
Fingerprint taking fee: Varies ($7.50 if taken by the Board of Nursing)
All fees are non-refundable.
Before mailing the application in:
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
Request a fingerprint card online by going to: http://www.ksbn.org/webform/fingerprintorder.html
Print the Waiver Agreement and Statement form found here: http://www.ksbn.org/forms/waiverform.pdf
Take the fingerprint card and waiver form to the place where your fingerprints will be taken.
Fingerprinting may be done at any law enforcement agency or by any other properly trained vendor. You may also have the staff of the Board of Nursing take electronic prints at the board office. The fee for this service is $7.50.
The facility taking the prints must send one (1) completed fingerprint card directly to the KSBN.
Once you are registered for the exam and the application, fee, and supporting documentation have been received, the Board will determine your eligibility to test.
Applicants who are deemed eligible to test will receive an Authorization To Test (ATT) notification directly from the testing service. The ATT letter will include information regarding scheduling the examination.
When passing examination results are received by the Board a license will be issued.
The state of Kansas only issues temporary permits to nurses who are seeking to be licensed by endorsement.
Candidates with Disabilities:
If you require accommodations during the exam, contact the Board of Nursing at:
Landon State Office Building
900 SW Jackson, Suite 1051
Topeka, Kansas 66612
Access the site for the Kansas Board of Nursing here: http://www.ksbn.org/