Illinois Licensure & Registration Info

The Illinois Board of Nursing licenses registered nurses and practical nurses. Nurses planning to work in Illinois must apply to the Board of Nursing for licensure. Illinois not a Nurse Licensure Compact state.

Select license type you’re applying for:

Registered Nurse - Initial Licensure

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exam scores not required to be resubmitted to CGFNS for CP or VS Verification Letter

Exam scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES

Notes

Registered Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exam scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES

Notes

Licensed Practical Nurse - Initial Licensure

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exam scores not required to be resubmitted to CGFNS for VS Verification Letter

Exam scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES

Notes

Licensed Practical Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exam scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES

Notes

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