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State of Wisconsin nursing licenses will expire Feb. 29, 2016
Renewing a professional license and/or credential highlights our values of Purpose and Integrity and providing the best and safest care to our kids and families. If you’re a nurse, please note that you must renew your license by Feb. 29, 2016. Here’s the information you need to know to renew your license:
- The renewal fee for a nurse is $86.
- Renew online or request a paper renewal form by contacting (888) 506‑4239 or (608) 261‑4460 if you’re in the Madison area.
- According to the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services’ renewal requirements, you MUST complete the Nursing Workforce Survey. It will take approximately 15 minutes to complete. Access the 2016 Registered Nurse Workforce Survey FAQ to learn more.
- Report your state of primary residency.
The Department of Safety and Professional Services mailed a green renewal postcard to nurses with an active license the week of Jan. 6, 2016. The postcard included instructions for completing the renewal process and survey online and how to obtain materials to renew by mail. This green postcard is the only official notice from the state, so be sure to look for it. If you don’t receive the green postcard, renewal information can be found here on the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services website.
It’s important that all nursing staff remains in compliance with Children’s Verification of Professional Certification/Licensure policy. Any Children’s employee with an active nursing license who does not renew their license on or before Feb. 29 will be suspended without pay until the license is renewed and verified.
If you have questions about renewing your nursing license, please contact your leader or the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services at DSPSRenewal@wisconsin.gov.