Oregon Board of Nursing

Rule Rule 851-031-0060
Renewal of License


(1)

Eligibility for Renewal of License:

(a)

An applicant for renewal of license shall meet the practice requirement as established in OAR 851-031-0006 (General Eligibility, Limits on Eligibility, and Requirements)(3)(d).

(b)

An applicant for renewal of license who does not meet the practice requirement, and who is otherwise eligible for renewal, may satisfy the practice requirement through successful completion of a Board approved re-entry program with a limited license for the clinical portion of the program pursuant to OAR 851-031-0070 (Re-entry into Nursing) and 851-030-0080.

(2)

Requirements and procedures for renewal of license:

(a)

The licensee shall submit, prior to the expiration date as set forth in ORS 678.101 (Renewal of license), an application and fee as prescribed by the Board. An application for renewal not completed within two calendar years shall be considered void.

(b)

The licensee shall answer all mandatory questions on the renewal form concerning employment and education.

(c)

A renewal application and fee postmarked up to 60 days following expiration of the license, shall be considered delinquent and the applicant shall pay the delinquent fee.

(d)

A renewal application and fee postmarked 61 or more days following expiration shall be considered a request for reactivation.

(3)

Reactivation of license. An applicant for reactivation of license shall:

(a)

Submit a completed application and fee, including the delinquent fee;

(b)

Meet the nursing practice requirement as set forth in OAR 851-031-0006 (General Eligibility, Limits on Eligibility, and Requirements)(3)(d); and

(c)

Submit written verification of license from the most recent state of practice if licensed in another state since Oregon license has expired.

(4)

Reinstatement. An applicant for reinstatement of license shall:

(a)

Submit evidence that Board has issued an Order for reinstatement;

(b)

Submit a completed application and fee, including the delinquent fee;

(c)

Meet the nursing practice requirement as set forth in OAR 851-031-0006 (General Eligibility, Limits on Eligibility, and Requirements)(3)(d); and

(d)

Submit written verification of license in the most recent state of practice if licensed in another state since Oregon license has expired.

(5)

If a licensee fails to make application for renewal on or before the deadline prescribed, the license shall be considered delinquent:

(a)

In order to reinstate a delinquent license, a delinquent fee in addition to a renewal fee shall be required as prescribed by the Board.

(b)

In addition, the delinquent licensee may be required to engage in a re-entry program as defined in OAR 851-031-0070 (Re-entry into Nursing) and 851-031-0080 (Standards for Re-Entry Programs).
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Jun. 8, 2021