Board of Nursing

Nursing License Types
  • Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Renewal Information
(Renew by June 30 every odd-numbered year)
  • All Licenses regardless of issuance date, are subject to renewal by June 30 of every odd-numbered year.
On-time renewals for the licensing period of July 1, 2023 to June 30, 2025
Renew Online: https://mypvl.dcca.hawaii.gov
Renewals accepted: April 17, 2023 to June 30, 2023
Renewal Postcard Mailout: April 14, 2023
Renew By License Expiration Date: June 30, 2023

Licenses not renewed by license expiration date are unlicensed and may not practice.

Additional Renewal Requirements
Criminal History Record Check
Continuing Competency Requirement
APRN Requirement
On-Time Cost to Renew
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – active status, $176.00
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – inactive status, $12.00
Registered Nurse (RN) – active status, $176.00
Registered Nurse (RN) – inactive status, $12.00
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - active status, $36.00
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - inactive status, $12.00
Restoration Information
(Restore within 2 years for LPN and RN; 6 months for APRN after license expiration)
(LPN and RN) Forfeited licenses may be restored within 2 years and subject to meeting restoration requirements.
(Must restore by hardcopy only)
Failure to restore a forfeited license within 2 years after the license expiration date will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.
(APRN) Forfeited licenses may be restored within 6 months and subject to meeting restoration requirements.
(Must restore by hardcopy only)
Failure to restore a forfeited license within 6 months after the license expiration date will result in the termination of the license and the person must apply as a new applicant and meet current licensing requirements.

NOTE: ALL Restoration and reactivation applicants are required to comply with the electronic fingerprinting requirement for a criminal history/background check and provide proof of continuing competency prior to the restoration or reactivation of the license.

 Cost to Restore (late renewal)
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – active status, $206.00
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) – inactive status, $42.00
Registered Nurse (RN) – active status, $206.00
Registered Nurse (RN) – inactive status, $42.00
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - active status, $66.00
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) - inactive status, $42.00
Continuing Competency Information
Continuing Competency Renewal Requirements

Beginning on July 1, 2017, all Hawaii nurse licensees who do not meet one of the exemptions will be required to complete one of the learning activity options for continuing competency prior to the renewal of his/her Hawaii nurse license in 2019.  Please review the Continuing Competency Booklet.

The board may conduct a random audit to determine whether the continuing competency requirements have been met.

Continuing Competency – Preceptor Forms
Preceptor Form for Nursing Employees (fillable form)
Preceptor Form for Nursing Students (fillable form)

 

Nurses Randomly Selected for the Continuing Competency 2021 Renewal Audit
FAQ's 2021 Random Audit
APRN License Audit List (March 2022)
LPN License Audit List (March 2022)
RN License Audit List (March 2022)