License/Certifications for RN, LPN, CNA

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Alabama
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 weeks Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 weeks Fees:$138.50
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:14 Days Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$138.50 Notes:Temp lasts 90 days
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:reciprocity ; facility gets you on the registry Fees:Apply for job
Alaska
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:10 days Permanent Time to Complete:4-8 weeks Fees:$325
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:10 Days Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$325 Notes:Temp valid for 6 months
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:Can Work 4 Mos not on registry Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks Fees:$260
Arizona *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:30 days Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Months Fees:$250
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:48+ hour walkthrough Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Months Fees:$50
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Months Fees:$50
Arkansas *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:10-14 Days Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$125 Notes:Temp lasts 6 months
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:3-4 Days Permanent Time to Complete:10 Weeks Fees:$125 Notes:Temp lasts 6 months
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks Fees:No Fee
California*
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:10-12 Weeks Fees:$200
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:6-10 weeks Permanent Time to Complete:6 Months Fees:$200
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:4-8 weeks Fees:No app fee, but will have fingerprinting fee
Colorado*
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:10-14 Days Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$43
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks Fees:$43
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:Can Work 4 Mos not on registry Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$10
Connecticut
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:2 Weeks/ Can work 120 days Permanent Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks Fees:$180
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:5 Days Permanent Time to Complete:10 Days Fees:$150
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks Fees:$55
Delaware *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1 Week Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$250
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:1 Week Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks Fees:$150
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks Fees:$30
District of Columbia
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:Waiting for info Permanent Time to Complete:Waiting for info Fees:$230 plus background check fee
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:Waiting for info Permanent Time to Complete:waiting for info Fees:$230 plus background check fee
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:waiting for info Permanent Time to Complete:waiting for info Fees:$15
Florida
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:30 Days Fees:$110 Notes:Other fees will apply for Livescan and state verification
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:30 Days Fees:$110 Notes:Other fees will apply for Livescan and state verification
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:3 Weeks- Work 120 Days While Processing Permanent Time to Complete:Up To 30 Days Fees:Fingerprinting Fee varies
Georgia
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:10-15 Days Fees:$75
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:10-15 Days Fees:$75
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Hawaii
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:10-15 Days Permanent Time to Complete:2-4 Weeks Fees:$146-$202
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:10-15 Days Permanent Time to Complete:10-15 Days Fees:Varies per the year $146-$202
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks Fees:$25
Idaho *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:2 Weeks/ Can work for 90 days Permanent Time to Complete:2 Months Fees:$177
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:Walk Through Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$177
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:120 Days Permanent Time to Complete:1 Month Fees:No Fee Notes:Must fill our form and send to your home state's registry.
Illinois
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks/ Work 6 Months Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Months Fees:$75
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:2-4 Weeks Fees:$75
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:1-3 Days Fees:No Fee
Indiana
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks/ Can work for 90 days Permanent Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks Fees:$60
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:10-14 Days Permanent Time to Complete:4-5 Weeks Fees:$60
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:2-6 weeks Permanent Time to Complete:2-6 weeks Fees:$65 Notes:Can work for 120 days - Must take exam
Iowa *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:Receive the following Monday/ Work for 30 days Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks Fees:$169
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:5-10 Days Permanent Time to Complete:5-10 Days Fees:$169
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:3-5 days Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Kansas
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks/ Work 120 days Permanent Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks Fees:$75
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:1 week/ Work 120 days Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 weeks
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:Exam/ 3-4 Weeks after Fees:$20
Kentucky *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:2-4 Weeks/ Can work for 6 Months Permanent Time to Complete:2-4 Weeks Fees:$179.75
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:10-14 Days Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$179.75
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Louisiana
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:Walkthrough - must be in person ; can work for 90 days Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$140.75-$25.75 Notes:Must have housing established before going in to get temp license. Could take 4 weeks if sending in application and not in person.
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:Walk Through Permanent Time to Complete:12 weeks Fees:$175.75 Notes:Temp will last 12 weeks. Right click and save on LPN button.
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:NA Fees:No Endorsement
Maine *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 days Permanent Time to Complete:Prior to temp expiration Fees:$75
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:7-14 Days Permanent Time to Complete:1 Week Fees:$50
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:Can Work 4 Mos not on registry Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Months Fees:$20
Maryland *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:48 Hr walk through Permanent Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks Fees:$192.75
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:Walk Through Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$174.50
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:Up To 3 Months Fees:$20 Notes:CNA button links to email you need to send about reciprocity.
Massachusetts
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:Email Mass for info Permanent Time to Complete:1-3 Weeks Fees:$275
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:10 Days Permanent Time to Complete:4 Weeks Fees:$275
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:3 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Michigan
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:NA Fees:$64 Notes:You can only work for a year via reciprocity/endorsement
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:N/A Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$54
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:No Reciprocity/Exam/2 Weeks Fees:Training Program Notes:Must take testing
Minnesota
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:2-5 Business days/ Can work 60 days Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:$105
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:1-5 Days Permanent Time to Complete:Varies Fees:$115 Notes:Temp license lasts 60 days
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Mississippi *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:3-5 Days/ Work 90 days Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:$125
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:5 Days Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:2-4 Weeks Fees:$26
Missouri *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:Walk Through in person - same day turnover ; can work for 6 months Walk Through in person Same Day License or 2 weeks by mail Fee: $55
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:Walk Through in person - same day turnover ; can work for 6 months Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks Fees:$95.80
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:2-3 weeks Permanent Time to Complete:Take Exam (passed) 6-8 Weeks Fees:Exam Fees Vary
Montana *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:30 Days Fees:$200
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:4-6 weeks Permanent Time to Complete:10 Days Fees:$227.25
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 weeks Fees:No Fee Notes: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 Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Notes:Temp lasts 60 days Varies Fee: $123.00
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:3-6 weeks Permanent Time to Complete:2-8 Weeks Fees:$59.50 - $151.75 Notes:Temp lasts 60 days
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:2-4 Weeks Fees:$20 Abuse Course
Nevada
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN 7 business days Varies Fee: $105
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:7 Days Permanent Time to Complete:7 Days Fees:$145
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:1 Week Permanent Time to Complete:2-4 Months Fees:$50 app/$51.25 Fingerprinting
New Hampshire *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Notes:Temp lasts 120 days Varies Perm Fees: $120.00
Temp Fees: $140.00
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:8 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:8 Weeks Fees:$82 Notes:Temp lasts 120 days
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$82
New Jersey
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN N/A Varies Fee: $200
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:No Temp Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$261.44
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:120 Days Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Months Fees:$30 Some States Do Not Xfer
New Mexico *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:3-5 Days Permanent Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks Fees:$160
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:2 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks Fees:$115
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks Fees:No Fee
New York
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:Limited permit Permanent Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks unless from CA or IL (add 6-8 weeks) Fees:$178
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:No Temp Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$178
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:$50
North Carolina *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks/ Work for 6 months Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$218
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:2-3 Days Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$150
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$101
North Dakota *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 days Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:$160
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:1 week Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks Fees:$160
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:10 days Permanent Time to Complete:2-4 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Ohio
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks/ Work 6 Months Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$75 plus home state verification fee
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Oklahoma
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks/ Work90 days Permanent Time to Complete:Must request temp to go active Fees:$99
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:2 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks Fees:$95
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Oregon
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$268.50 plus home states verification fees
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:No Temp Permanent Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks Fees:$268.50 plus home states verification fees
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$124.50
Pennsylvania
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:4-8 Weeks Fees:$135
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:7-10 Days Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$155
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:Work Up To 120 Days Permanent Time to Complete:2-4 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Rhode Island *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:Waiting for info Permanent Time to Complete:Waiting for info Fees:$135
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:Waiting for info Permanent Time to Complete:8 Weeks
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:8+ weeks Fees:$35
South Carolina *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:N/A Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks Fees:$110
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:N/A Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$110
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:Online app/Exam 7-10 Days Fees:No Fee
South Dakota *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 days Permanent Time to Complete:3-5 Weeks Fees:$125 Notes:Add up to 3 months for perm if coming from non-nursys state
LPN Permanent Time to Complete:3-6 Weeks Fees:$125+
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:Can Work Up To 60 Days Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Depends On Home State Fees:No Fee
Tennessee *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$115
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:6-8 Weeks Fees:$115
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Texas *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks/ Work 120 days Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks Fees:$186
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:10 Days Permanent Time to Complete:10 Days Fees:$111
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:6-8 weeks Permanent Time to Complete:1-3 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Utah *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:3-4 Weeks Fees:$100
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:No Temp Permanent Time to Complete:10 Days Fees:$100
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:$10
Vermont
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:Walk Through ; Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks Fees:$150
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:Walk Through ; 7-10 business days Permanent Time to Complete:3-6 Days Fees:Waiting on further information
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:2-5 Days Permanent Time to Complete:Up To 3 Months Fees:$20
Virginia *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:7-10 Days Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks Fees:$190
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:3-5 Days Permanent Time to Complete:2-6 Weeks Fees:$170
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:Auth to practAppSupportDocs Permanent Time to Complete:30-45 Days Fees:No Fee
Washington
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:2-3 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:7-8 Weeks Fees:$88
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:No Temp Permanent Time to Complete:4-6 Weeks Fees:$88
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:Up To 3 Weeks Fees:$$65 Notes:Additional $32 if fingerprinting is needed
West Virginia
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:$125 Notes:temp licenses will always expire on Oct 31st each year
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:3-5 Days Permanent Time to Complete:7-10 Days Fees:$51.13 - $81.13
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:NA Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks Fees:No Fee
Wisconsin *
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks/ Work for 90 days Permanent Time to Complete:1-2 Weeks Fees:$200
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:5-6 Weeks Permanent Time to Complete:5-6 Weeks Fees:$92
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:2-3 weeks Permanent Time to Complete:2-3 weeks Fees:No Fee Notes:Must be submitted by mail only.
Wyoming
Temporary Time Permanent Time Fees Notes
RN Temporary Time to Complete:3-5 Days/ Work 90 days Permanent Time to Complete:Issued within 90 days Fees:$200
LPN Temporary Time to Complete:7-10 days Permanent Time to Complete:2 Weeks Fees:$185 Notes:Temp lasts 90 days
CNA Temporary Time to Complete:Can Work 90 Days Permanent Time to Complete:2-4 Months Fees:$120

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