All RN's are required to renew their nursing license online this year. In order to avoid late fees you must renew before July 1st ($65.00). July 1,2015 - August 31, 2015 cost is $115.00 ($50.00 late fee). After August 31, 2105 your license will be lapsed.
How do I renew online?
1. Go to the Ohio Board of Nursing Website www.nursing.ohio.gov
2. Click on Retrieve User ID and Password--you must enter your last name first and then your first name and middle name as it appears on your nursing license. You also must enter the last 4 digits of your SSN.
3. Once you have retrieved your User ID and Password then you go back to Licensure and Renewal page and click Renew License and Certificates.
How do I renew if I do not have a personal computer?
Go to a local public library, workplace computer, friend's computer or you can go to the Ohio Board of Nursing Office in Columbus, during normal business hours and use a computer they have in the lobby. However, to receive confirmation of payment, you must submit an email address.
What if I do not have a personal credit or debit card?
You can purchase a pre-paid card from a local store and use the pre-paid card to complete the online transaction.
IF YOU ARE AN APRN, YOU MUST RENEW YOUR RN LICENSE AS WELL AS COA AND IF APPLICABLE CTP.