Use these resources to help your licensing journey.

NLC: No | Walkthrough: No | Temp License: No | Nursys: No

Permanent License

Approximately 3-5 weeks for the entire process once you have submitted the application.



Endorsement Application: $141.75

Fingerprints & Complete Background Check: $60.00

Application Process

1. Submit an application for Licensure by Endorsement online

2. Pay the associated fees

3. Fingerprint report and criminal background check

• Fingerprints must be taken using the instructions and ID numbers that are sent to you after the license application and fee are received.

• You can get fingerprinted either in-state or out-of-state, it does not matter.

4. Verification of license

• The Michigan Board of Nursing will verify your nursing licenses through their own process. You do not need to submit any verification yourself.


Renewal License

• Renewal every 2 years

• For your first year, you will renew your license within a year and you do not need any continuing education.

• 25 hours of required continuing education, with at least two (2) hours in pain and symptom management, in courses or programs approved by the Board.