Processing Times

Applications are processed in date order received. The processing times below are provided as a general guideline. Although the Board makes every effort to stay within these timeframes, applications are individually evaluated and processing times can vary based on individual circumstances.

For the week of September 21, 2020, we are processing applications received during the dates noted below. Contacting the Board for application status while within these timeframes may cause processing delays. We thank you for your patience and cooperation.

Applicants

Item Requested Target Timeframe Currently Processing
Items Received
VN Licensure by Examination (School) – Online 4-6 Weeks August 21, 2020
VN Licensure by Examination (School) – Mailed 4-6 Weeks July 31, 2020
PT Licensure by Examination (School) 4-6 Weeks September 14, 2020
VN Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) – Online 26 Weeks September 14, 2020
VN Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) – Mailed 26 Weeks August 24, 2020
PT Licensure by Examination (Equivalency) 26 Weeks September 14, 2020
VN Licensure by Endorsement 3-4 Weeks September 13, 2020
VN Re-Examination 3-4 Weeks September 9, 2020
PT Re-Examination 3-4 Weeks September 1, 2020
VN/PT Initial License Application 3-4 Weeks September 18, 2020
NCLEX-PN Results 3-4 Weeks September 16, 2020

Licensees

Item Requested Target Timeframe Currently Processing Items Received
VN/PT License Renewals
*Online renewals are in real time.
6-8 Weeks September 17, 2020
Address Changes
*Online changes are in real time.
6-8 Weeks September 17, 2020
Name Change 2-4 Weeks September 17, 2020
Inactive to Active Status 2-4 Weeks September 17, 2020
Verification of Licensure (Endorsement to Another State or Country)
NOTE: Additional processing time is required to verify licenses that have been expired 7 years or longer.
4-8 Weeks September 4, 2020