Contact the Board of Registered Nursing:
Applicants must provide the following:
Completed Application for Licensure by Examination.
Completed fingerprints using either the Live Scan Process or the Applicant Fingerprint Card (Hard Card) processing method as directed in the INSTRUCTIONS FOR SUBMITTING FINGERPRINT CARDS. Submit the appropriate nonrefundable TOTAL FEE as directed on the Application Fee Schedule.
One recent 2" x 2" passport-type photograph.
Completed Request for Accommodation of Disabilities form(s), if applicable.
Request for Transcript form(s) completed and forwarded directly from the nursing school(s) with certified transcripts.
If applicable, documents and/or letters explaining prior convictions or disciplinary action and attesting to the your rehabilitation as directed in Section II of the General Information and instructions.
FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS:
A. Send Breakdown of Educational Program for International Nursing Programs
form to your school with the Request for Transcript form. Also provide the Certified English Translation form to your certified translator if your transcript is not in English. (See supplemental Application Instructions for International Graduates.)
B. Submit a copy of your license or diploma that allows you to practice professional nursing in the country where you were educated. If you do not hold a license, a written explanation is required. Also, provide copies of your certificates for midwifery and psychiatric nursing, if applicable.
Board of Registered Nursing
P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 94244-2100
Street Address: Board of Registered Nursing
400 R Street, Suite 4030
Sacramento, CA 95814-6239