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ARSBN - License Renewal

LICENSE RENEWAL

Welcome to Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN).  The information contained herein is designed to assist you with information you need to begin the renewal application process.  Read the instructions and provide all required documentation as applicable. ALL FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
 

IMPORTANT NOTES REGARDING RENEWAL

The first step in the renewal process is creating an account in the Arkansas Nurse Portal or signing into an account you have already created.  

 VIDEO - Click HERE to view video on How to Create an Arkansas Nurse Portal Account with an existing license 

To submit a renewal application, sign in to your Nurse Portal account.

 VIDEO - Click HERE to view video on How to Renew a License 

Once you have created an Arkansas Nurse Portal account, you will begin the renewal process.  The renewal link will be available 60 days prior to license expiration.

Once you have submitted a renewal application, you may check the status of your license by accessing your Nurse Portal account, or accessing the ASBN homepage and clicking on the blue box titled Verify License or Certificate.

LICENSURE APPLICATION FOR RENEWAL INFORMATION
For more information about a specific application, click on the respective application name listed below. 

Expedited Renewals

On Time Renewal

LPN Renewal Application Information
License renewal application for the nurse who has a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in Arkansas that is due to expire on a date in the future.


LPTN Renewal Application Information
License renewal application for the nurse who has a Licensed Psychiatric Technician Nurse (LPTN) license in Arkansas that is due to expire on a date in the future.


RN Renewal Application Information
License renewal application for the nurse who has a Registered Nurse (RN) license in Arkansas that is due to expire on a date in the future.


APRN Renewal Application Information
License renewal application for the nurse who has an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) license in Arkansas that is due to expire on a date in the future.


RNP Renewal Application Information
License renewal application for the nurse who has a Registered Nurse Practitioner (RNP) license in Arkansas that is due to expire on a date in the future.


Post Expiration (Late) Renewal

LPN Renewal Post Expiration Application Information
License renewal application for the nurse who has a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) license in Arkansas that is expired.


LPTN Renewal Post Expiration Application Information
License renewal application for the nurse who has a Licensed Psychiatric Technician Nurse (LPTN) license in Arkansas that is expired.


RN Renewal Post Expiration Application Information
License renewal application for the nurse who has a Registered Nurse (RN) license in Arkansas that is expired.


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Catch Me If You Can - The Art of Identifying Nursing Imposters - April/May 2019

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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Nurse Licensure Compact Frequently Asked Questions
Nursys e-Notify Frequently Asked Questions
Renewal Frequently Asked Questions - PDF

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Arkansas Department of Health
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