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Applications for APRN

Licensing applications and resources for Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN)

Board of Nursing Home 

Just to let you know!

Changes for APRN Licensing are scheduled for 09/09/2021.
Just a reminder about this change:  

  • Currently:  APRN Licenses are issued based on a Specialty Certification. If an APRN has multiple Specialty Certifications, multiple licenses are issued.
  • New:  One license will be issued for an APRN regardless of the number of Specialty/Certification(s).  Specialty Certifications will be listed on your licensing Record and Verification Page.


Initial License

Apply Online Now  (You can also use this link to check the status of your Application)

Please Note: Paper applications are no longer accepted for Initial Licensing.

Renew a License 

Visit: Online Applications for Renewal  (You can also use this link to check the status of your Application)

Please Note: Paper applications are no longer accepted for Renewals.

If you currently have a NH license, you will receive an email renewal notification at 60 days and within 15 days prior to the expiration of your license.

  • First time renewing your license online?  Use the registration code from your renewal notification to create your online account.
  • Already have an account?  Use your username and password to access your online application.
  • Forgot your username?  Use your registration code to access your license online for renewal.
  • Need a registration code?  Your registration code is included on your renewal notification. If you need a registration code, please contact  Include your name, telephone number, License number and request for a registration code.

Forms of Payment Accepted for Online Applications: Mastercard, Visa, Discover and American Express

What can I do online?

  • Renew Online
  • Update Personal Information
  • Upload Required Documents

Reinstate a License 

Emergency Licensing

IMPORTANT COVID-19 EMERGENCY LICENSE UPDATE:  The NH COVID-19 State of Emergency expires on June 12, 2021 at 12:01 AM.  The OPLC is no longer accepting applications for COVID-19 Emergency Licenses.   All COVID-19 Emergency Licenses issued prior to June 12, 2021 will expire with the expiration of the COVID-State of Emergency.  All healthcare COVID-19 emergency licenses will be converted to a temporary license that will be valid until January 31, 2022.

License Fees for Nursing 

License Fees for Nursing Professions

Education and Certifications

Education & Certification Requirements by Nursing Professions

If you are unsure of any required credits for renewal, please contact OPLC Customer Support at

For other additional documents and forms


Board of Nursing Home