Pennsylvania Nursing License

Pennsylvania Nursing License


Want to work as a nurse in Pennsylvania? Whether you are looking to work as a travel nurse in Pennsylvania, or you are looking for a permanent nurse job in PA, we usually suggest the same process. First, apply for your temporary license, and once you receive this you can start working and can apply for your permanent nursing license. Pennsylvania is not currently participating in the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC) licensure exchange.

Temporary Pennsylvania Nursing License

In order to get your temporary nursing license in the state of Pennsylvania, you will need to apply to the state board and pay a fee of $35. Usually within 5 weeks of submitting your application, if everything checks out, you will receive your temporary license. This PA temporary nursing license is valid for 1 year after the issue date, giving you plenty of time to complete the application process for your permanent license.

Permanent Pennsylvania Nursing License

In order to get your permanent nursing license in the state of Pennsylvania, you will need to apply to the state board and pay a fee of $100. Once all your application requirements are met, and if everything checks out, you will usually receive your permanent Pennsylvania nursing license within 4-12 weeks.


Get your Pennsylvania Nursing License for Free

Want to get your Pennsylvania License for free? If you get placed by trustaff in a job in Pennsylvania, trustaff will reimburse your Pennsylvania Licensure cost in full!


What is trustaff?

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The licensure information above was provided by the Pennsylvania Board of Nursing in August of 2018; information is subject to change.

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