How long does the Board have to process my application?

The Board is required to process applications for licensure within certain time periods, per Nurse Practice Act R4-19-102. Applicable statute and section: A.R.S. §§ 32- 1606(B)(5), 32-1642; R4-19-305.

Item Days
Board Overall Time Frame Without Investigation 180
Board Overall Time Frame With Investigation 270
Board Administrative Completeness Review Time Frame 30
Applicant Time to Respond to Deficiency Notice 270
Board Substantive Review Time Frame Without Investigation 90
Board Substantive Review Time Frame With Investigation 240
Applicant Time to Respond to Comprehensive Written Request 150
Arizona State Board of Nursing - Nursing Regulatory Journal
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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RN/LPN Renewal Season
To renew online, go to: It will ask you for your Username & PIN Code. Just below, you can click on: “USERNAME AND PIN ...
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Statement of locations where all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing will be posted.

Pursuant to A.R.S. §38-431.02(A)(1)(a), the Arizona State Board of Nursing will post all notices of the meetings of the Arizona State Board of Nursing Meetings and any of its committees and subcommittees on the Board's website at Notices will indicate the date, time, and place of the meeting and will include an agenda or information concerning the manner in which the public may obtain an agenda for the meeting.