Rhode Island Board of Nursing

Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education
Three Capitol Hill
Cannon Bldg., Rm. 105
Providence, RI 02908

Business: (401) 222-5700

License Period
Biennial, March 1, by license number odd/even

Exam Fee
$75 board

Endorsement Fee
$75 (RN)
$50 (LPN)


Continuing Education Requirements

Temporary Permit Period

pending results of first exam but no longer than 90 days after graduation (if exam is failed, graduate status ceases); 90 days if by endorsement (permit cannot be extended or renewed)

Renewal Fee

Temporary Permit Fee

Re-Examination Limit
up to 4 times per year, but not more often than once in any 3-month period