West

Largest region in the U.S., the West is the perfect place to call home on your next travel nursing adventure. Surf Pacific waves along California’s coast, cruise desert dunes in Arizona, experience volcanic activity on the islands of Hawaii or travel north towards the bustling cities of Portland, OR & Seattle, WA. There’s endless excitement in the wild, wild, West!

Temp License: 10-15 Business days, Valid for 6 months
Temp Cost: $100.00
Perm License: 4-6 weeks
Perm Cost: $ 200.00
Application Processing Fee: $100.00 and $75.00 Fingerprint Fee
Walk Thru: No
Compact: No
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number:  907-269-8161
Fax Number: 907-269-8156

Email Address: boardofnursing@alaska.gov 

Website: www.nursing.alaska.gov

 

 

Temp License: 2 Business Days,  Valid for 6 months
Temp Cost: $50.00
Perm License: 6-8 weeks
Perm Cost: $200.00 ($150.00 Application Fee and $50.00 Fingerprint Fee)
Application Processing Fee: $3.00
Walk Thru: Yes
Compact: Yes
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number:  602-771-7800
Fax Number:  602-771-7888
Email Address: arizona@azbn.gov 

Website: https://www.azbn.gov/

Temp License: 8-10 weeks, Valid for 6 months
Temp Cost: $100.00
Perm License: 10-12 weeks
Perm Cost: $350.00
Application Processing Fee:  $49.00 fingerprint fee
Walk Thru: No
Compact: No
NURSYS: No
Phone Number: 916-322-3350
Fax Number: 916-574-7997
Email Address: brn.licensing@dca.ca.gov
Website: http://www.rn.ca.gov/

Temp License: N/A
Temp Cost: N/A
Perm License: 8-12 Weeks
Perm Cost: $43.00
Application Processing Fee: $39.50 Fingerprint Fee
Walk Thru: No
Compact: Yes
NURSYS:  Yes
Phone Number:  303-894-7855
Fax Number: N/A
Email Address: online chat feature
Website: https://www.colorado.gov/dora/Nursing

Temp License:  1-2 Business days if visiting Board Office in Honolulu for Walk-Through Temp License, 4-6 Weeks if not going in person. Valid for 90 days.
Temp Cost: $50.00
Perm License: 6-8 weeks
Perm Cost: $234.00 (odd years); $166.00 (even years)
Application Processing Fee: $50.00 fingerprint fee
Walk Thru: Yes
Compact: No
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number: 808-586-3000
Fax Number: N/A
Email Address: nursing@dcca.hawaii.gov
Website: http://cca.hawaii.gov/pvl/boards/nursing/

Temp License: 5-7 Business days
Temp Cost: $25.00
Perm License: 4-6 weeks
Perm Cost: $110.00
Application Processing Fee: $42.00 fingerprint fee
Walk Thru: No
Compact: Yes
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number: 208-577-2476
Fax Number: N/A
Email Address: info@ibn.idaho.gov
Website: https://ibn.idaho.gov/IBNPortal/

Temp License: N/A
Temp Cost: N/A
Perm License: 4-6 weeks (Could potentially take longer as all license verification(s) for all active and inactive licenses must be on file)
Perm Cost: $200.00
Application Processing Fee: $27.25 fingerprint fee
Walk Thru: No
Compact: Yes
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number: 406-444-5711
Fax Number: 406-841-2305
Email Address: nurse@mt.gov
Website: http://www.nurse.mt.gov/

Temp License: 2-3 weeks, Valid for 6 months
Temp Cost: Included in the perm fee
Perm License: 6-8 weeks
Perm Cost: $110.00
Application Processing Fee: $40.00 fingerprint fee
Walk Thru: No
Compact: No
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number: 702-486-5800
Fax Number: 702-486-5803
Email Address: nursingboard@nsbn.state.nv.us
Website: http://nevadanursingboard.org/

Temp License: 10-14 Business days, Valid for 90 days
Temp Cost: $50.00
Perm License: 3-4 weeks
Perm Cost: $110.00
Application Processing Fee: $44.00 fingerprint fee
Walk Thru: No
Compact: Yes
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number: 505-841-8340
Fax Number: 505-841-8347
Email Address: sabrina.vidaurri@state.nm.us
Website: http://nmbon.sks.com/Default.aspx

Temp License: N/A
Temp Cost: N/A
Perm License: 4-6 weeks
Perm Cost: $195.00
Application Processing Fee: N/A
Walk Thru: No
Compact: No
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number: 971-673-0685
Fax Number: 971-673-0684
Email Address: oregon.bn.info@state.or.us
Website: http://www.oregon.gov/OSBN/pages/index.aspx

Temp License: N/A
Temp Cost: N/A
Perm License: 3-4 Weeks
Perm Cost: $100.00
Processing Fee: N/A
Walk Thru: No
Compact: Yes
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number: 801-530-6628
Fax Number: 801-530-6511
Email Address: https://dopl.utah.gov/contact.html
Website: https://dopl.utah.gov/licensing/nursing.html

Temp License: 3-4 weeks. Valid for 6 months
Temp Cost: Included in the perm fee
Perm License: 4-6 weeks 
Perm Cost: $120.00
Application Processing Fee: N/A
Walk Thru: No
Compact: No
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number: 360-236-4703
Fax Number: 360-236-4738
Email Address: Must submit email via WA BON website
Website: http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates

 

Temp License: 10-15 Business Days
Temp Cost: Included in the perm fee
Perm License: 45-60 Business days
Perm Cost: $135.00 Application
Processing Fee: $60.00 fingerprint fee
Walk Thru: No
Compact: Yes
NURSYS: Yes
Phone Number: 307-777-7601
Fax Number: 307-777-3519
Email Address: wsbn-info-licensing@wyo.gov 
Website: https://nursing-online.state.wy.us/