How do I apply for a Wisconsin nursing license online??
OLAS (Online Licensure Application System) is available to WI Board of Nursing-approved schools only. Exam Applicants: You must also register for the NCLEX Exam. To be eligible for a WI multi-state license, your primary state of residency must be Wisconsin or you must indicate on the application that you plan on moving to Wisconsin.
How do I check my license status in Wisconsin??
DSPS License Verification Service Welcome to the State of Wisconsin’s Online Licensure Verification System (OLVS). The Department of Safety and Professional Services (DSPS) provides this service to allow credential holders in Wisconsin to generate and send official credential verifications to other state boards electronically.
How many Licensed Practical Nurses are there in Wisconsin??
The Wisconsin Board of Nursing issues licenses to Registered Nurses and Licensed Practical Nurses. There are currently 89,180 RNs in the state and 13,829 LPNs. Wisconsin is a member of the nurse licensure compact.
Can a nurse from another state get a Wisconsin license??
Wisconsin is a member of the nurse licensure compact. A nurse who is licensed in another compact state will need to get a Wisconsin license within 30 days if Wisconsin becomes the primary residence. As long as the primary residence is in the other compact state, though, the candidate may practice in Wisconsin indefinitely.