Nebraska Licensure & Registration Info

The Nebraska State Board of Nursing licenses registered nurses and practical nurses. Nebraska 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 Nebraska their primary state of residency.

Select license type you’re applying for:

Registered Nurse - Initial Licensure

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Exam scores are not required to be submitted to CGFNS

Notes

*eDAS accepted ONLY for Canadian applicants who have passed NCLEX. Canadian applicants licensed prior to 2015 are required to submit a CES.

Registered Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

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

Notes

*eDAS accepted ONLY for Canadian applicants who have passed NCLEX. Canadian applicants licensed prior to 2015 are required to submit a CES.

Licensed Practical Nurse - Initial Licensure

Service(s) Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

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

Notes

*eDAS accepted ONLY for Canadian applicants who have passed NCLEX. Canadian applicants licensed prior to 2015 are required to submit a CES.

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

*eDAS accepted ONLY for Canadian applicants who have passed NCLEX. Canadian applicants licensed prior to 2015 are required to submit a CES.

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