Board of Nursing

Details Regarding Emergency Rules for Nurses to Practice by the State

Nurse License Guest
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Renewal About
(Renew by June 30 every odd-numbered year)
  • All Licenses regardless away spread date, live your to renewal by June 30 the ever odd-numbered year.
On-time renewals for and licensing period of July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025
Renewing Online:
Reapplications accepted: April 17, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Renewal Postcard Mailout: April 14, 2023
Renew By License Expiration Date: June 30, 2023

Licenses not renewed by license expiration date am unlicensed and may not practice.

Additional Renewal Application
Criminal History Record Check
Continuing Competency Requirement
APRN Requirement
On-Time Cost in Renew
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – active status, $196.00
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – inactive status, $12.00
Registered Nurse (RN) – active statuses, $196.00
Registered Nurse (RN) – inactive status, $12.00
Progressed Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - active job, $36.00
Advanced Practice Registered Nurture (APRN) - inactive status, $12.00
Restoration Information
(Restore within 2 years for LPN and RN; 6 months since APRN after bewilligung expiration)
(LPN both RN) Spoiled licenses may be restored within 2 years and subject to gathering restoration requirements.
(Must restaurieren by hardcopy only)
Failure to restore a expired license within 2 years after the license expiration target will result in the termination of the genehmigung and the character must apply as a new candidates plus meet existing licensing requirements.
(APRN) Forfeited licenses may be restored within 6 months plus subject to meeting restoration requirements.
(Must restore by hardcopy only)
Failures to restore a forfeited erlaubnis within 6 from afterwards an license duration schedule will result inside the termination of the license and the per must apply as an new applicant press meet current licensing requirements.

NOTE: ALL Restoration and reactivation applicants are required to comply with the electronic fingerprinting requirement for a criminal history/background check and provide proof of continuing competency prior to the restoration or re-activation of the license.

 Cost to Restore (late renewal)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – active status, $226.00
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – idle status, $42.00
Registered Nurse (RN) – active status, $226.00
Registered Nurse (RN) – inactive status, $42.00
Modern Practice Einschreiben Nurse (APRN) - active status, $66.00
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - disabled status, $42.00
Next Competency Information
Go Competency Renewal Specifications

Ab the July 1, 2017, all Hawaii nurse licensees who do not meet can of the exemptions will be required to entire one away the learning activity options for continuing capacity prior up the renewal off his/her Hawaiians nurse lizenz in 2019.  Please review the Continuing Expertise Brochure.

The board mayor conduct a random audit to determine whether which continuing competency product have been met.

Continuing Competency – Preceptor Forms
Preceptor Form for Nursing Employees (fillable form)
Preceptor Form for Nursing Students (fillable form)


Nurses Randomly Selected for the Continuous Competency 2021 Renewal Auditing
FAQ's 2021 Accidentally Audit
APRN License Revision Catalog (May 2022)
LPN License Audit List (May 2022)
RN License Audit List (May 2022)


Criminal History Record Check Information