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Use the map to navigate to the Nursing Licensure requirements for Registered Nursing as well as Practical Nursing and Vocational Nursing in your state or select your state below.

The Nurse Practitioner license requirements and process for each state have recently been updated and added. Select your state below or on the map above.

You will find links to all necessary nursing license requirements, applications and exams. No matter where you are with your education and experience currently, is here to help streamline the Nursing license process.

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