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Initial Licensure and Recognition Forms - Schedule of Fees

 

What You Can Expect to Pay 
Endorsement $186
Examination $100

Timely Renewal:

  • Registered Nurse
  • Licensed Vocational Nurse
  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

Once every two years:

  • $60
  • $40
  • $50

CHAPTER 223. FEES from Texas Board of Nursing Rules and Regulations relating to Nurse Education, Licensure and Practice

Fee Description
Fee

(a) The Texas Board of Nursing has established reasonable and necessary fees for the administration of its functions.

(1) Examination:

$100;

(2) Endorsement:

$186;

(3) Licensure renewal (each biennium):
(A) Registered Nurse (RN):
(B) Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN):


A) $60;
B.) $40;

(4) Reactivating from inactive status:

     (A) less than four years
     (B) more than four years

A) $10 plus current renewal fee;
B.) $20 plus current renewal fee;

(5) Late fee for reactivating from delinquent status:
    (A) less than 90 days
    (B) more than 90 days

A.) $60 plus current licensure renewal fee;
B.) $120 plus current renewal fee;

(6) Approval of new nursing education programs:

$2,500

(7) Bad checks:

$30

(8) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse initial credentials:

$100

(9) Declaratory order of eligibility:

$150

(10) Eligibility determination:

$150

(11) Advanced Practice Registered Nurse renewal:

$50

(12) Initial Prescriptive Authority:

$50

(13) Outpatient anesthesia registry renewal:

$35

(14) Outpatient anesthesia inspection and advisory opinion:

$625

(15) Fee for Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) criminal background check for licensees, initial licensure applicants and endorsement applicants as determined by fees imposed by the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division and the Texas Department of Public Safety;

 

(16) Disciplinary monitoring fees as stated in a Board order;

 

(17) Nursing Jurisprudence Examination fee: not to exceed

$25

(18) Approval of remedial education course

$300

(19) Renewal of remedial education course:

$100

(20) Approval of a nursing education program outside Texas’ jurisdiction to conduct clinical learning experiences in Texas:

$500

(21) Prescriptive Authority Renewal Surcharge fee: not to exceed

$15

(b) All fees are non-refundable.

The provisions of this §223.1 adopted to be effective August 11, 2005, 30 TexReg 4481; amended to be effective January 2, 2006, 30 TexReg 8882; amended to be effective September 25, 2007, 32 TexReg 6520; amended to be effective April 8, 2008, 33 TexReg 2820; amended to be effective June 24, 2008, 33 TexReg 4884; amended to be effective October 19, 2008, 33 TexReg 8512; amended to be effective May 14, 2009, 34 TexReg 2769; amended to be effective July 7, 2010, 35 TexReg 5832; amended to be effective August 11, 2011, 36 TexReg 4960; amended to be effective October 11, 2011, 36 TexReg 6766; amended to be effective October 1, 2013, 38 TexReg 6598.