Tennessee Nursing License

Tennessee Nursing License


Want to work as a nurse in Tennessee? The state of Tennessee currently only offers a permanent nursing license option, so you'll need to apply for your permanent license. Tennessee is part of the Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact (eNLC). If you are currently licensed in another eNLC participating state, you are eligible to work in Tennessee without getting a Tennessee nursing license.

Temporary Tennessee Nursing License

Temporary nursing licenses are currently not offered in the state of Tennessee.

Permanent Tennessee Nursing License

In order to get your permanent nursing license in the state of Tennessee, you will need to apply to the state board and pay a fee of $115. Once all your application requirements are met, and if everything checks out, you will usually receive your permanent Tennessee nursing license within 6-8 weeks.


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

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