Licenses that have lapsed may be reinstated by completing the application for reinstatement, paying the license and penalty fee, submitting verification of licensure in each jurisdiction where the applicant held a license to practice nursing during the time the license was lapsed and providing proof of fulfillment of continuing competency requirements. If your license has been lapsed more than 1 year you must have a State of Alaska and FBI background check by submitting a completed fingerprint card (FD-258).
If the applicant has not worked in the preceding five years, the applicant must submit proof of completion of a course of study (refresher course) approved by the board (12 AAC 44.317 (b)(5)).
A license that has lapsed more than five years will be reinstated by meeting the requirements listed above and AS 08.68.251(b). (See 12 AAC 44.317 and AS 08.68.251(b)).
Before a license can be reinstated, registered and practical nurse licensees must complete two of the following methods for maintaining continuing competency (Article 6 of 12 AAC) and submit the documentation with their reinstatement application.
Application for Reinstatement of Nursing License, #08-4067, Revised 02/2013.