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South Carolina Board of Nursing

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Important Notice

Nursing Licensure Renewal
You are required to renew your license as an RN, LPN or APRN in South Carolina before midnight April 30, 2016, in order to continue practicing nursing in this state. Online renewal is now available through 11:59 p.m. on April 30, 2016.

It takes only a few minutes to complete your renewal online.

If you did not receive your courtesy renewal notice, you may renew online using your same User ID and Password as you did during the last renewal. If you do not remember or do not have your User ID/ Password, you may still renew. Please go to and click on “Alternative Login I do not know my User ID/ Password” and complete the required security questions. . It is each individual licensee’s responsibility to see that his/ her own nursing license is renewed in a timely manner.

Please note that you must have completed and documented your continued competency prior to renewing your license (and during the period May 1, 2014to April 30, 2016). The competency requirement and the competency requirement criteria may be found on this homepage. Do not submit any competency documentation to the Board as you may be randomly audited at any time.

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Nursys  Nursing Licensure Verification and Confirmation
Licensure QuickConfirm provides online license lookup reports to employers and the general public. To receive a Licensure QuickConfirm Report, the nurse must be from a Licensure QuickConfirm board of nursing.

Nurse License Verification provides online verification to a nurse requesting to practice in another jurisdiction. After you complete the online process and pay the required fee, verification is immediately available to the jurisdiction(s) to which you applied. The license(s) to be verified must be from a participating board of nursing.

Manage a Nurse List with e-Notify-I am a nurse employer and would like to automatically receive publicly available discipline and license status updates of my nurse(s) from the board of nursing.

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