Extended Deadline to Renew Nursing License

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (“IDFPR“) has recently announced that the deadline to renew Illinois Registered Nurse and Advanced Practice Nurse licenses have been extended from May 31, 2022 to August 31, 2022.

Usually during renewal periods, nurses would expect to receive renewal information from the IDFPR via email in the beginning of April. However, the IDFPR has stated that they are currently in the process of implementing a new technology platform which has created a need to delay the renewal process for several months.

In addition, for all nurses who renew their licenses by the new August 31, 2022 deadline, the IDFPR will waive all renewal fees. Those that fail to renew by the new deadline will still be charged a late fee. In order to receive renewal information and reminders from the IDFPR, and to hopefully prevent missing the new August deadline, please confirm that the IDFPR has your current, active email address.

We can help – if you would like us to assist with the renewal of your license or have any questions, please contact us. For additional information and updates, please refer back to our website as well as the Division of Professional Regulation’s website.

2 thoughts on “Extended Deadline to Renew Nursing License

  1. Please contact me per email with the information regarding the postponement of my renewal of my Registered Professional Nurse license in Illinois. Renewal information and payment was due by 5/31/2022 .
    Thank you for your help.
    Patricia Ann Zurek

  2. The IFDPR has not yet posted the RN license as one of the licenses in renewal yet. When will they post the RN license for renewal?

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