Maryland Licensure & Registration Info

The Maryland State Board of Nursing licenses registered nurses and practical nurses. Maryland 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 Maryland 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

*Applicants are English Exempt if they were educated in Australia, Barbados, Canada (except Quebec), Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, South Africa, Trinidad/Tobago, United Kingdom, United States (except Puerto Rico)

Registered Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exams 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

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

Notes

*Applicants are English Exempt if they were educated in Australia, Barbados, Canada (expect Quebec), Ireland, Jamaica, New Zealand, South Africa, Trinidad/Tobago, United Kingdom

Licensed Practical Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exams scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS for CES.

Notes

*May be required by the Board of Nursing

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