Renewing your license is easier and quicker than ever...
The Maryland Board of Nursing is moving to Biennial (two-year) renewals, based on year of birth. For all nurses renewing in
January 2013 and after, those with an Odd year of birth will be renewed for a two year period and pay double the fee. All nurses renewing
in January 2013 and after with an Even year of birth will renew for one year at this time and pay the fee for one year. Beginning from
2014, however, those with an even year of birth will renew for the two year period. Please check the
published on the Maryland Board of Nursings WEB site for renewal costs.
ALL NURSES EXPIRING ON NOVEMBER 28, 2016 (11/28/2016), DECEMBER 28, 2016 (12/28/2016) AND JANUARY 28, 2017 (1/28/2017) MUST COMPLETE A BACKGROUND CHECK IN ORDER
TO RENEW. You will be receiving or will have received this information in the mail. It is important that you use the information provided
to you to ensure the speedy processing of your renewal. Please be sure to submit CHRC receipts either by
email (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (410-358-3530), or mail to 4140 Patterson Avenue,
Baltimore, MD 21215, to the attention of Renewal Department.
If a conviction has occurred or action has been taken against your license, you will still be able to process your license
online. However, all documentation will need to be sent to Ms. Keva Jackson, Director of Rehabilitation and Discipline, Maryland Board
of Nursing, 4140 Patterson Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215. If a conviction has occurred since your last renewal, you
will NOT be able to renew online at this time. Please contact the
Maryland Board of Nursing at (410) 585-1900 from 8 AM to 5 PM Eastern Standard Time for appropriate forms and information.
If your primary state of residence is another compact state or if you are not sure, please check the
Nurse Multi-State Licensure Compact General Information Fact Sheet at the Maryland Board of Nursing's
web site PRIOR to renewing your Maryland license online.
A valid e-mail Address is required to renew your license on-line. The transaction information
will be sent to the e-mail address provided. If you do not have an e-mail, you can always open an
e-mail account at any publicly available e-mail service. Most of these services are free to the general
public. Additionally, you are required to provide your Last Name, Nursing License Number and Social Security Number
(view Disclosure regarding
regulations about SSN). Once you are identified by the system, most of your renewal information will be displayed for
your convenience. Please review the information carefully and make the necessary changes. You
must click the "Continue" or "Next" button for the changes to take effect.
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