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Licensure By Reinstatement

Licensure By Reinstatement (RN / APRN)

  • Applicants applying for licensure by reinstatement must have previously held a registered nursing license in the State of Georgia.
  • Applicants must submit the following information:
    • Completed application
    • Non-refundable application fee of $90.00
    • One of the following:
      • Verification of employment documenting (500) hours of licensed practice within the four (4) years immediately preceding the date of application
      • Proof of graduation from an approved nursing education program within four (4) years immediately preceding the date of application
      • Completion of a Georgia Board of Nursing approved reentry program (Click here for RN reentry requirements / APRN reentry requirements)
    • Verification (sent from certifying body) of active national certification (APRN Only)
    • Any other additional information requested by the Board

Applicants should register with COGENT Systems prior to submitting their application for licensure (


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