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How do you renew your RN license for the first time ? Is there any reminder via email or postal mail beforehand ? Can you renew earlier ?


September 16th, 2023

In NY we get reminders two months in advance. I renew it then .

October 24th, 2021

I received an email from the state telling me it was time to renew (PA).

June 21st, 2024

My facility submitted for our renewal the first time. Now I get emailed reminders. If I submit to renew earlier, it doesn’t change my renewal month/day.

December 2nd, 2023

In NY we get a reminder several months in advance. DON'T LOSE THE REMINDER. THEY DON'T SEND ANOTHER. Renew as soon as it arrives.

September 16th, 2023

In NY you will get ONE remnder. Do it then and don't delay. Now it's all done online anyway. Additionally in NY the FIRST time you renew you will have to show proof of taking a "Recognition of Child Abuse" class. Local colleges give them, and you can do them online in Nursing CEU sites. Upload the certificate or mail it in. You only have to do this once, and then list the certificate # every time you renew thereafter, so kep the certificate for reference.

April 16th, 2023

In California they are starting to send reminders but that wasn’t always the case. your employer should be tracking this and letting you know when it getting on that time

November 23rd, 2022

you have to go through a State board association or a faith based Association, then maybe it can be through your country or then an organization association. ANA and AANP is a good one from USA.

May 31st, 2022

You need to check with your State Board of Nursing. I live in WA and can renew my license 2 months early.

May 29th, 2022

3 months before it expires, take the initiative expected of a professional: contact your State Board of Nursing and ask!

April 23rd, 2022

Go online to the RN board for your state. Also for reminder create an account with Nursys. Sign up for notifications

April 2nd, 2022

In my experience I have received a reminder from my nursing board that it was time to renew my license. However, I
wouldn't depend on that because it is your responsibility to renew it on time. It my very in some states, but you can
usually renew your license a little early.

In most states you have to have at least 20 CEUs and you can renew it online. Go to your Board of Nurses website and
there should be information on how to renew it online.

October 29th, 2021

I received a reminder in the mail. Then you fill out the info online and submit payment. From there you can request reminders and mail be sent email. You have to get your reminder before you can renew. I suppose if you wanted to pay earlier due to special circumstances you could call or go to your
Board of Nursing offices.

October 17th, 2021

Yes. You will receive a renewal letter/form with all needed instructions, roughly 30-45 days before the due date of your current license. and You cannot renew until you receive the renewal letter. I am not sure if some states send email. My states (NY & NJ) sends regular mail.

July 5th, 2022

You will get a reminder in the mail and email. Check your local BRN website. Always want your money.