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IF YOU HAVE A RENEWAL PAYMENT CONFIRMATION NUMBER AND YOU DID NOT GET RENEWED PLEASE EMAIL rnboard@wv.gov WITH YOUR PAYMENT CONFIRMATION NUMBER AND YOUR LICENSE NUMBER


2016 Lapsed License Report



Renewal season ended on 10/31/2016 - if you have not renewed your license, it will have lapsed and you will need to fill out an Online RN License Reinstatement form. To confirm, check the Verification link at the top of the page to see if you have lapsed.





FREQUENTLY ASKED LICENSING QUESTIONS:

When is the renewal period?

All currently active West Virginia RN Licenses expire October 31 of each year. The renewal period begins September 1, and you must renew your license by October 31 or your RN license will lapse.


What will happen if I don't renew my license by October 31, 2016?
Your RN license will lapse and you will not be able to practice nursing in this state.


What are the educational requirements for renewing my WV RN license?
You must complete 12 hours of continuing education each renewal period. If you are an advanced practice nurse or have prescriptive authority then please see these additional requirements.


I received an error message after entering my license number to renew.

Please call us at 304-558-3596 or email rnboard@wv.gov.


I think I was charged twice for an online renewal. What now?

Please call us at 304-558-3596 or email rnboard@wv.gov.


My credit card was declined, but there was plenty of available credit.

Please call your financial institution, as they will have details as to why the transaction may have failed.


My debit card was declined, but there were sufficient funds in the account.

Please call your financial institution, as they will have details as to why the transaction may have failed.

I have renewed my RN license, but Nursys' E-Notify shows my expiration date as 10/31/2016. Why is that?

All licenses have an expiration date of 10/31/2016. On 11/1/2016 a rollover process runs which updates the expiration date for those who have renewed, and lapses those who have not renewed. After 11/1, Nursys will show the expiration date as 10/31/2017. 

To confirm that your renewal was successful, please click the Verification link at the top of our web site and check for "Renewed Until 10/31/2017" on your license verification page. If you see "Renewed Until 10/31/2017" then your renewal has been processed.



 

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