Below are the primary license renewal and continuing education requirements for nurses licensed in Maryland.
RN: None (some employers may have requirements)
LPN: None (some employers may have requirements)
APRN: Maintain national certification (some employers may have requirements)
Maryland is a nursing compact state, which allows nurses to hold multi-state licenses.
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Steps to renew your Maryland nursing license
- Verify the status of your license
Visit the Maryland Board of Nursing verification portal page in order to confirm your license.
- Go to the Maryland Board of Nursing Online Renewal System to request a license renewal
Visit the Maryland Board of Nursing Renewal Information page for specifics. Maryland is a compact state. If your Primary State of Residency is in another compact state do not apply for licensure in Maryland unless you are declaring Maryland as your Primary State of Residency.
Maryland Board of Nursing
Phone: (410) 585-1900 or (888) 202-9861
Fax: (410) 358-3530
4140 Patterson Ave
Baltimore, MD 21215-2254
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