Minnesota Board of Nursing License Renewal Requirements for Nurses
What are the state license renewal requirements for a nurse in Minnesota?
For registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and advanced practice registered nurses in the state of Minnesota, there are specific license renewal requirements that the Minnesota Board of Nursing determines. These requirements include courses for RNs, LPNs, and APRNs.
- For detailed nursing license renewal information and latest updates, please always refer to the Minnesota State Board of Nursing
Nursing License CE Requirements
CE Requirements for Nursing Licenses
Every two years, the Minnesota Nursing Board requires nurses to complete the following continuing education contact hours to comply with licensing requirements:
- 24 contact hours for RN license renewal
- 12 contact hours for LPN license renewal
- 24 contact hours for APRN license renewal
At the time of initial licensure or reregistration, your licensure period is determined by the date of licensure as it relates to the month and year of your birth. The licensure period can vary from 6 to 29 months depending upon your date of birth and the start date of your registration period. After this initial period of licensure, your license will be in effect for two years.
License Expiration and Renewal
Registered Nurse Licenses:
Minnesota RN licenses renew every two years from the date of license.
Licensed Practical Nurse Licenses:
Minnesota LPN licenses renew every two years from the date of license.
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Licenses:
Minnesota APRN licenses renew every two years from the date of license.
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Minnesota nursing license renewal information as of September 2019.
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