Iowa Board of Nursing
Kathleen R. Weinberg, MSN, RN, Executive Director

Fees

Important Notes:

  • All fees are due at time of application and are nonrefundable.
  • All payments should be made payable to the Iowa Board of Nursing unless otherwise noted.
  • Any overpayment less than $10.00 will not be refunded.

Examination

$143.00  (Includes the $93 application fee and the $50 fee for the criminal history background check.)
$200.00 paid online to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing.

Endorsement

$169.00 (Includes the $119 application fee and the $50 fee for criminal history background check.)

Renewal of License

$99.00 every three years, due 30 days prior to the 15th of the licensee's birth month

Late Renewal

$149.00 (Includes $99.00 renewal fee plus the $50.00 late fee) (Renewal of a license between the 16th of the licensee's birth month and the 15th of the following month)

Reactivation

$225.00 (Includes $175.00 application fee and $50 fee for the criminal history background check.)

ARNP license (both initial and renewals)

$81.00

Special license by endorsement and for those licensed in another country

$62.00

Certified copy of an original document

$20.00

Reissued Certificate of Licensure

$20.00

Returned check charge

$15.00 paid by certified check or money order

Noncertified statement of RN/LPN license

$3.00 per license

Verification of license status to another state if NURSYS cannot provide the verification.

$25.00 for each state to which information is to be sent

Rosters of Licensee Information $40.00 per list request

Printed from the Iowa Board of Nursing website on August 05, 2020 at 9:06am.