RN licenses are required to be renewed by April 26, 2019 and there is NO grace period to renew. If a license expires, the nurse will have to apply for reinstatement which includes submitting to fingerprint background checks and paying a higher fee ($110) in addition the fingerprint fees. The reinstatement process takes about two weeks.
RN’s are encouraged to renew prior to April 26, 2019.
NCSBN hosts webinars regarding the nurse licensure compact (NLC). The next two are April 9 and May 10. See this link for more details: www.ncsbn.org/nlc-meetings.htm.