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APRN License Renewal Information

Tuesday, February 13, 2018   (1 Comments)
Posted by: Susan Swart

Renew Your Nursing License with Ease Online

RN and APRN renewal to open mid-March


The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) is reminding licensed professionals that paperless licensing and renewals have been implemented for the 2018 Registered Nurse (RN) and Advance Practice Nurse (APRN) renewal period (mid-March through May 31, 2018). Submission of renewals for professionals must be completed online via IDFPR’s website (  For your convenience renewals on the website may be completed 24 hours a day. Please allow 2-3 business days for the processing of online license renewal.

Please note that all IDFPR correspondence are now delivered electronically, including renewal reminders (in lieu of the paper postcard).  Licensees are strongly encouraged to visit IDFPR’s online address change webpage( to provide a current email address and ensure contact information is up-to-date and accurate.  IDFPR encourages licensees to renew early to avoid any delays or lapses in licensing associated with late renewals. All RN and APRN licenses must be renewed by May 31, 2018; renew via IDFPR’s website(

Once a renewal is successfully processed, licensees will receive an email confirmation and be provided access to a copy of their license that may be printed at any time, free of charge via IDFPR’s Online Services Portal( 

For individuals with questions or concerns regarding licensure status or the renewal process, please contact IDFPR, toll free, at 1-800-560-6420 or by email:


Betsy Gamlin says...
Posted Friday, March 9, 2018
It was so easy. Got a head start and am updated on licences including narcotic.


Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nursing
P.O. Box 636
Manteno, IL 60950