Licensure By Endorsement
Applicants applying for licensure by endorsement must be licensed as a practical nurse in another jurisdiction and have graduated from a nursing education program prior to passing the licensing examination recognized by the Board. Applicants for licensure by endorsement must submit a paper application. Applicants must submit the following information: Completed application Non-refundable application fee of $75.00 Official college transcripts (Nursing education programs must meet the requirements of O.C.G.A. §43-26-32(1.1). Completed criminal background check Verification of original licensure obtained by examination in another state Verification of current licensure in another state (not applicable if currently licensed in state of original licensure) One of the following: Verification of employment documenting three (3) months/five hundred (500) hours of licensed practice within five (5) years immediately preceding the date of application Proof of graduation from an approved nursing education program within one (1) year immediately preceding the date of application Verification of issuance of initial licensure within one (1) year immediately preceding the date of application Completion of a Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nurses approved reentry program Any other additional information requested by the Board Applicants should register with COGENT Systems prior to submitting their application for licensure ( www.ga.cogentid.com ).