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WAC 246-840-990

Agency filings affecting this section

Fees and renewal cycle.

(1) Applicants for a practical nurse license must pay the application fee, the LPN UW online access fee (HEAL-WA)*, and the nursing center surcharge fee when applying for a license. Licenses for practical nurse must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. Practical nurses must pay the renewal fee, the HEAL-WA fee, and the nursing center surcharge fee when renewing licenses.
(2) Applicants for a registered nurse license must pay the application fee, the RN UW online access fee (HEAL-WA), and the nursing center surcharge fee when applying for a license. Licenses for registered nurse must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. Registered nurses must pay the renewal fee, the HEAL-WA fee, and the nursing center surcharge fee when renewing licenses.
(3) Licenses for advanced registered nurse must be renewed every two years on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2.
(4) Registrations for nursing technicians must be renewed every year on the practitioner's birthday as provided in chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 2. The renewal must be accompanied by an attestation as described in RCW 18.79.370. This attestation will include the nursing technician's anticipated graduation date. If the anticipated graduation date is within one year, the registration will expire thirty days after the anticipated graduation date. The expiration date may be extended to sixty days after graduation if the nursing technician can show good cause as defined in WAC 246-840-010(15).
(5) The following nonrefundable fees shall be charged by the health professions quality assurance division of the department of health. Persons who hold an RN and an LPN license shall be charged separate fees for each license. Persons who are licensed as an advanced registered nurse practitioner in more than one specialty will be charged a fee for each specialty:
RN/LPN fees:
Title of Fee
Fee
RN application (initial or endorsement)
$67.00
LPN application (initial or endorsement)
67.00
RN license renewal
76.00
RN renewal retired active
45.00
RN late renewal retired active
23.00
LPN license renewal
75.00
LPN renewal retired active
45.00
LPN late renewal retired active
23.00
LPN HEAL-WA* surcharge - Initial license and renewal
16.00
Late renewal penalty
50.00
Expired license reissuance
70.00
Inactive renewal
40.00
Expired inactive license reissuance
40.00
Inactive late renewal penalty
30.00
Duplicate license
20.00
Verification of licensure/education (written)
25.00
Nursing center surcharge
5.00
RN HEAL-WA* surcharge - Initial license and renewal
16.00
Advanced registered nurse fees:
Title of Fee
Fee
ARNP application with or without prescriptive authority (per specialty)
$92.00
ARNP renewal with or without prescriptive authority (per specialty)
96.00
ARNP late renewal penalty (per specialty)
50.00
ARNP duplicate license (per specialty)
20.00
ARNP written verification of license
(per specialty)
25.00
Nurse technologist fees:
Title of Fee
Fee
Application fee registration
$92.00
Renewal of registration
91.00
Duplicate registration
15.00
Registration late renewal penalty
50.00
*
HEAL-WA is the University of Washington health sciences online library. (See RCW 43.70.110.)
[Statutory Authority: 2013 2nd sp.s. c 4, 2013 c 249 § 219, RCW 18.130.250, and 43.70.250. WSR 13-24-097, § 246-840-990, filed 12/3/13, effective 2/1/14. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110 (3)(c) and 43.70.250. WSR 12-19-088, § 246-840-990, filed 9/18/12, effective 11/1/12. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, and 2010 c 37. WSR 10-19-071, § 246-840-990, filed 9/16/10, effective 10/15/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.110, 43.70.250, 2008 c 329. WSR 08-15-014, § 246-840-990, filed 7/7/08, effective 7/7/08. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.010, 43.70.250, and 2005 c 268. WSR 05-20-107, § 246-840-990, filed 10/5/05, effective 11/5/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250, [43.70.]280 and 43.70.110. WSR 05-12-012, § 246-840-990, filed 5/20/05, effective 7/1/05. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.250 and chapter 18.79 RCW. WSR 04-04-054, § 246-840-990, filed 1/30/04, effective 1/30/04. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.70.280. WSR 98-05-060, § 246-840-990, filed 2/13/98, effective 3/16/98. Statutory Authority: Chapter 18.79 RCW. WSR 97-23-075, § 246-840-990, filed 11/19/97, effective 1/12/98. Statutory Authority: RCW 18.79.200. WSR 95-12-021, § 246-840-990, filed 5/31/95, effective 7/1/95.]