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Ohio Nursing License and Renewals: What You Need to Know

What more can we say about a state that greets you directly from its name: “O-HI-o.” That friendly attitude can be found statewide, from Canton, to Cincinnati, Columbus and Toledo, all great locations for those with an Ohio nursing license. And, if you’re simply looking to renew your Ohio nursing license, you’ll find this great state is more than happy to have you stick around and root for the Buckeyes.

Things to know about getting your Ohio nursing license

  • Temp license issued 1-2 weeks after paperwork received (available online within 24 hours)
  • Good for 180 days
  • Perm 4-6 months
  • NURSYS state
  • Ohio is a walk-through state

Documents needed when obtaining an Ohio nurse license

  • Notarized, completed application
  • Verification of original and current active licenses
  • Nursing school transcripts

Fees to be aware of:

  • $75 application fee
  • $65 renewal fee
  • $115 late renewal

Ohio Board of Nursing, 17 South High St., Suite 400, Columbus Ohio, 43215

Call: (614) 466-3947

Web: www.nursing.ohio.gov