Colorado Licensure & Registration Info

The Colorado State Board of Nursing licenses registered nurses and practical nurses. Colorado is a Nurse Licensure Compact (Compact) state, meaning that nurses licensed by another Compact state do not need to apply for licensure unless they plan to make Colorado their primary state of residency.

Select license type you’re applying for:

Registered Nurse - Initial Licensure

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exams scores are required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES if your program was not taught in English.

Notes

Registered Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

*Maybe required by Board of Nursing

Notes

Licensed Practical Nurse - Initial Licensure

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exams scores are required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES if your program was not taught in English.

Notes

Licensed Practical Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exams scores are required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES if your program was not taught in English.

Notes

*Credentials Evaluation Service Professional Report (CES) maybe required by Board of Nursing

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