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Arizona Board of Nursing Renewal Fees and Penalties

Arizona Board of Nursing Renewal Fees and PenaltiesArizona law specifies the maximum amount the Arizona Board of the Nursing may charge nurses for applications, renewals, certifications, clerical work, fees and penalties.  Here is a list of the current Arizona Board of Nursing Renewal Fees and Penalties.  The amounts for a select number of activities are as follows (all values are current as of 10/21/2013):

Initial Exams and Applications

• CNA Exam with Document$50
• CNA Exam without Document$0
• CNA Endorsement with Document$50
• RN/LPN Endorsement$150
• RN/LPN Exam Fee & Licensure Fee$300
• RN/LPN Exam Fee – 2nd Time$100
• RN/LPN Fingerprint Fee$50
• School Nurse$75
• Nurse Practitioner (NP)$150
• Nurse Practitioner Prescribing/Dispensing$150
• Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS)$150
• Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)$150

Application for Renewal (before expiration)

• CNA: Every 2 Years With Document$50
• CNA: Every 2 Years Without Document$0
• CMA: Every 2 Years With Renewal of CNA$65
• RN/LPN: Every 4 Years$160
• SCHOOL NURSE: every 6 years$25

Clerical Work

• COPY OF NURSE PRACTICE ACT$5
• ADVISORY OPINIONS$15
• RESOURCE MANUAL$35
• DELEGATION RESOURCE FOLDER$5
• TRANSCRIPTS FROM NURSING PROGRAMS$25
• VERIFICATIONS: AP/RN/LPN-(AZ sends to another state)$50
• VERIFICATIONS: CNA$50
OTHER: 2010
• FAILURE TO REPORT CHANGE OF ADDRESS$25
• COPYING OF RECORDS.50¢/page if > 50 pages
• COMPUTERIZED DISKETTES$100
• DUPLICATE LICENSE$25
• DUPLICATE CERTIFICATE$25
• DUPLICATE NP, CNS, CRNA, SCHOOL NURSE CERTIFICATE$25
• NOTARY SERVICES$2
• INSUFFICIENT FUND CHECK$50
• REGISTRATION FEE/BOARD CONFERENCES$100
• WORKING ON EXPIRED LICENSE/CERTIFICATERefer to Policy

The licensure/certification process can be a lengthy and expensive process, so make certain to give yourself enough time to meet the deadlines set by the Arizona Board of Nursing.  Failing to submit the correct fee amounts or meet the stringent deadlines could lead to fines or the loss of your license.

If you have a question about Arizona Board of Nursing Renewal Fees and Penalties contact Chelle Law.

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