Welcome to the Silver state!
Each state needs a competent medical workforce to meet the needs of it's citizens. However, the requirements for some health care professions are not the same in each state. That is why it is important to find out what is required of you as a future or current registered nurse before moving across state lines. Contact information is located at the bottom of this page.
The general requirements for endorsement in the state of Nevada are listed below:
Complete your application and submit it with a fingerprint card
Submit proof of your graduation from a nursing program
Verification/endorsement of original state of licensure at Nursys
The Nevada Board of Nursing also requires applicants to have a valid Social Security number, passing NCLEX scores, and current, permanent licensure.
More specific information on endorsement can be found here. It includes fingerprint instructions along with the endorsement application and instructions. Application fee is $105, Fingerprint/Background check fee is $40.
Foreign graduates of international nursing programs must submit a copy of your transcript that indicates nursing degree and date of graduation. The Board will contact you if you are required to complete the CGFNS/CES report. CGFNS Link.
Registered nurses must complete 30 hours of continuing education in order to renew their licenses. All courses must be nursing related. Exceptions may be made for newly licensed nurses. That is, if you have been licensed within the last two years, then you may not have to take complete an additional 30 hours for your initial license renewal. However, all RNs must take a one-time, four-hour bioterrorism CE class.
firstname.lastname@example.org has two locations.
The Las Vegas office is located at:
4220 S. Maryland Pkwy., Building B, Suite 300
Las Vegas, NV 89119-7533
Main phone number:
Long distance callers should use the toll free line:
Main fax number:
702-486-5803 - General Fax line
Email correspondence to either office can be sent the address below:
The Reno office is located at:
5011 Meadowood Mall Way, Suite 300
Reno, NV 89502-6547
Main phone number:
Long distance callers should use the toll free line
Main fax number
775-687-7707 - General Fax line
(775) 687-7729 - Compliance Department Fax line
Hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pacific time.