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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 ?


October 24th, 2021

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

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.