RN/LPN Online Application: http://www.llr.state.sc.us/POL/Nursing/index.asp?file=Online/Instructions.htm
RN Licensure Application: $90.00
LPN Licensure Application: $70.00
Fingerprint/Criminal Background Check Processing Fee: $51.50
All fees are non-refundable and payable to LLR, Board of Nursing.
As part of the application process you must:
Applicants must use the state's selected vendor, IdentoGO by MorphoTrust. Go to http://www.l1enrollment.com/ or call 1-866-254-2366 for assistance in scheduling your background check.
You will be required to give an ORI number. This number lets the vendor know which organization is requesting the background check. The ORI used for nursing licensure in South Carolina is: ORI # SC920112Z.
South Carolina applicants will need to show one (1) form of identification, usually a South Carolina Drivers License.
Do not submit fingerprint cards or fingerprint processing fees to the Board.
Once you are registered for the exam and the application, fee, fingerprints and supporting documentation have been reviewed, 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.
Temporary permits are only issued to nurses seeking licensure by endorsement.
Candidates with Disabilities:
If you require special accommodations during the exam email the Board at: [email protected] or call(803) 896-4550
Access the site for the South Carolina Board of Nursing here: http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/nursing/