Minnesota Licensure & Registration Info

The Minnesota Board of Nursing licenses registered nurses and practical nurses. Nurses planning to work in Minnesota must apply to the Board of Nursing for licensure. Minnesota is 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 Verification Letter.

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

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

Not Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exam scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS

Notes

Licensed Practical Nurse - Initial Licensure

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

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

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

Licensed Practical Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

Not Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Notes

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