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Apply for an Oregon RN, LPN, or APRN License

What Type of License Do You Need?

If you are currently (or have been) a RN or LPN and want Oregon licensure, or if you are applying for an Oregon advanced practice license (nurse practitioner, certified registered nurse anesthetist, or clinical nurse specialist), please review the licensure options below.  If you don't see a scenario that matches yours, review the section entitled, "Apply for NCLEX Nursing Exam," or contact our office at
Please Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, the state's fingerprint vendor, Fieldprint, is still performing applicant fingerprints via livescan at its locations nationwide.  Please visit the Fieldprint website after you apply for licensure and receive the email from OSBN containing your code.  The website is  If you cannot locate a Fieldprint location accepting appointments within 75 miles of you, please contact for further direction. 

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