Ohio Licensure & Registration Info

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

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

Notes

Registered Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

Not Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

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

Licensed Practical Nurse - Endorsement

Service(s) Required

Not Required

English Language Proficiency Exam Results

Notes

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