FNP moving to TX

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    I'm a new grad FNP who will be moving to TX. Boyfriend lives there currently. I recently passed the AANP board exam. I'm a little confused about the necessary steps. Do I apply for prescriptive authority # first then my DEA license #? I just looked at the checklist provided in the BON website but it seems like it's only for prescriptive licensing. I'd appreciate any help.
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    Hi,
    I'm an ACNP in Houston. Start with prescriptive authority through the BON. After that, you'll need DPS and DEA numbers for Texas, but you can't apply for these until you have a sponsoring physician.
    Congrats and Good Luck!
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    How long does the prescriptive authority take? What about the DPS and DEA? A colleague mentioned hers took 2 weeks because she mailed all her documents together in one packet. Another mentioned that hers took 6 weeks (OMG!).
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    Seems like I remember prescriptive authority taking the longest, but I'm not sure. If you don't have a job yet, you'll have to wait on the DPS and DEA.
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    The forms in for APRN licensure is asking where will my home state be? For RN it was in NV but for FNP, I'm moving to texas. Can I use my boyfriends home address so I can name texas as my home state for FNP?
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    That's the only way you will be able to complete the application.
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