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Maryland Board of Nursing 
Patricia A. Noble, MSN, RN, Executive Director
Nancy D. Adams, MBA, RN, President

2013-2014 SCHEDULE OF FEES 

Please Note: The Board  accepts ONLY checks or money orders made out to "Maryland Board of Nursing".  Fees are NOT refundable. 

EXAMINATION & INITIAL CERTIFICATON FEES
Registered Nurse (RN) or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) exam and re-exam $100.00
Initial Advanced Practice RN Certification $50.00
Initial Advanced Practice RN Certification in an additional certification $25.00
Initial Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) certification $20.00
Initial Medication Technician (MT) certification $20.00
 
ENDORSEMENT FEES
RN and LPN Endorsement $100.00
CNA Endorsement $20.00
RN and LPN Temporary License $40.00
RENEWAL FEES
* The Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) fee assessed to Active status RNs varies on an annual basis. The current assessment will increase from $14.00 to $18.00 annually effective with licenses expiring on November 28, 2013 and later. This fee is doubled for qualified Biennial RN renewals. LPNs, CNAs, and Med Techs do not pay this assessment.

RNs and LPNs born in an odd-numbered year 
will receive a biennial (2-year) renewal and must pay the biennial renewal rate if either of these conditions apply:
[A] You submit a renewal application after January 1, 2013 or
[B] Your current license expires after
January 1, 2013

Biennial Certified Nursing Assistant renewal $40.00
Biennial Medication Technician renewal $30.00
Annual Active Licensed Practical Nurse renewal 
This fee is doubled for biennial LPN renewals.
$55.00
Annual Active Registered Nurse renewal
Includes new MHCC fee . This fee is doubled for biennial RN renewals.
$73.00*
Annual Volunteer RN/LPN renewal
This fee is doubled for biennial RN/LPN renewals.
$20.00
Annual Inactive RN/LPN renewal
This fee is doubled for biennial RN/LPN renewals.
$20.00
LPN conversion from Inactive to Active
This fee is doubled for biennial LPN renewals.
$35.00
RN conversion from Inactive to Active
Includes new MHCC fee.
This fee is doubled for biennial RN renewals..
$53.00*
Annual Advanced Practice RN renewal 
Includes new MHCC fee and 1st advanced practice certification renewal fee 
This fee is doubled for biennial Advanced Practice renewals.
$78.00*
Board recognized certifications are: CRNA, CRNM, APRN-PMH, CRNP-Adult, CRNP-Family, CRNP-Geriatric, CRNP-Neonatal, CRNP-OB/GYN, CRNP-Pediatric, CRNP-School Nurse, CRNP-Acute Care, CRNP-PMH, CRNP-Acute Care Pediatrics

Proof of certification must be submitted with the renewal. CRNM's must send proof of enrollment in the continuing competency assessment program.
 

Renewal of each additional Advanced Practice Certification
This fee is doubled for each additional biennial Advanced Practice renewal.
$5.00
Annual RN-FNE and RN-WCCM certification renewal
Includes new MHCC fee and re-certification fee . 
This fee is doubled for biennial renewals.
$78.00*
National Certification is not required. Practice requirements are available on the website or by calling the office.
Compact State Advanced Practice RN
Includes new MHCC fee and 1st advanced practice certification renewal fee.
This fee is doubled for biennial renewals.
$23.00*
OTHER FEES
Returned checks $25.00
Verification of licensure to another state
The Maryland Board no longer verifies directly to other states. You must now apply through the National Council of State Boards of Nursing's NurSYS program
N/A
Advance Practice Verification $25.00
Visa Screen Verification $25.00


Last update: September 24, 2013
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