California license by endorsement - page 3

by L&DWendy | 9,870 Views | 33 Comments

Any advise would help! I have order a fingerprint from California BON three times over the past six weeks. There is a form to submit on their website. After each submission it says allow two weeks for delivery. Still no card!!... Read More


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    And I did try the website. Nada
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    The only time I could get through to them was when the board first opened at 8am. If you have any background issues...even from 100 years ago, that will hold you up along with verification of your original license to CA if they don't participate in Nursys
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    I finally was able to speak to someone and found out that my initial application was destroyed because I waited too long after submitting it to send in the supporting documents. They said they had everything else, including fingerprints and that all I had to do was resubmit my application. However I couldn't do it online because it said I already did it. So I overnighted it. That was nearly a month ago. Still...nothing. Sigh
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    How did you get through on the phone?
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    call back! or keep looking on Nursys.com...I didn't get notification in the mail until about 2 weeks after my license was posted on the website.
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    Do the live scan!!!! It is near impossible to reach someone by phone. CA has cut back on state run programs which includes the BON. Used to be able to do a walk thru but they put a stop to that 'cause of dishonest people sliding thru. I think you can get cards from any law enforcement agency. But, do the live scan.
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    Does anyone know the current processing time? I am a Canadian nurse, endorsing from Minnesota. My documents were received on December 6, 2013. I did the livescan fingerprint in California... I try calling the board and just get a busy signal. I have sent several emails with no reply
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    Quote from blondeveronica
    Does anyone know the current processing time? I am a Canadian nurse, endorsing from Minnesota. My documents were received on December 6, 2013. I did the livescan fingerprint in California... I try calling the board and just get a busy signal. I have sent several emails with no reply
    It took me about 2 1/2 months to get my license in hand. I sent in fingerprint cards from my local police department with my application. I called them twice and actually spoke with someone. I applied in October and just got the actual license in hand the first week of January.
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    If your Livescan was successful, there must be some issue. Perhaps the Canadian thing. California can be a nuisance about transcripts and I'm sure the international thing may cause a road bump. Best time to call is between 4 and 5 pm West Coast Time on Wednesdays Thursdays, and Fridays. Call volume is 1,200 attempted calls per day, and only 400 to 600 get answered. So you will likely need multiple attempts.
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    Thanks for your help!!! I was beginning to think that they didn't have anyone working the phones! I believe the delay must be due to them having to verify my Canadian schooling is up to California standards... I'm am just hoping it only takes a couple months...


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