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Registration of clinical nurse specialists
Stage: Proposed
18VAC90-19-30

18VAC90-19-30. Fees.

A. Fees required by the board are:

1. Application for licensure by examination - RN

$190

2. Application for licensure by endorsement - RN

$190

3. Application for licensure by examination - LPN

$170

4. Application for licensure by endorsement - LPN

$170

5. Reapplication for licensure by examination

$50

6. Biennial licensure renewal - RN

$140

7. Biennial inactive licensure renewal - RN

$70

8. Biennial licensure renewal - LPN

$120

9. Biennial inactive licensure renewal - LPN

$60

10. Late renewal - RN

$50

11. Late renewal - RN inactive

$25

12. Late renewal - LPN

$40

13. Late renewal - LPN inactive

$20

14. Reinstatement of lapsed license - RN

$225

15. Reinstatement of lapsed license - LPN

$200

16. Reinstatement of suspended or revoked license or registration

$300

17. Duplicate license

$15

18. Replacement wall certificate

$25

19. Verification of license

$35

20. Transcript of all or part of applicant or licensee records

$35

21. Handling fee for returned check or dishonored credit card or debit card

$50

22. Application for CNS registration

$130

23. Biennial renewal of CNS registration

$80

24. Reinstatement of lapsed CNS registration

$125

25. Verification of CNS registration to another jurisdiction

$35

26. Late renewal of CNS registration

$35

B. For renewal of licensure or registration from July 1, 2017, through June 30, 2019, the following fees shall be in effect:

1. Biennial licensure renewal - RN

$105

2. Biennial inactive licensure renewal - RN

$52

3. Biennial licensure renewal - LPN

$90

4. Biennial inactive licensure renewal - LPN

$45

5. Biennial renewal of CNS registration

$60

18VAC90-19-210

Part IV
Clinical Nurse Specialists

18VAC90-19-210. Clinical nurse specialist registration.

A. Initial registration. An applicant for initial registration as a clinical nurse specialist shall:

1. Be currently licensed as a registered nurse in Virginia or hold a current multistate licensure privilege as a registered nurse;

2. Submit evidence of current national clinical nurse specialist certification, including core certification or a certification that has been retired, as required by ยง 54.1-3018.1 of the Code of Virginia or have an exception available from March 1, 1990, to July 1, 1990; and

3. Submit the required application and fee.

B. Renewal of registration.

1. Registration as a clinical nurse specialist shall be renewed biennially at the same time the registered nurse license is renewed. If registered as a clinical nurse specialist with a multistate licensure privilege to practice in Virginia as a registered nurse, a licensee born in an even-numbered year shall renew his license by the last day of the birth month in even-numbered years and a licensee born in an odd-numbered year shall renew his license by the last day of the birth month in odd-numbered years.

2. The clinical nurse specialist shall complete the renewal form and submit it with the required fee. An attestation of current national certification as a clinical nurse specialist, including core certification or a certification that has been retired, is required unless registered in accordance with an exception.

3. Registration as a clinical nurse specialist shall lapse if the registered nurse license is not renewed or the multistate licensure privilege is lapsed or registration as a clinical nurse specialist is not renewed and may be reinstated within one renewal period upon:

a. Reinstatement of RN license or multistate licensure privilege, if lapsed;

b. Payment of reinstatement and current renewal fees and late renewal fees; and

c. Submission of evidence of continued national certification as a clinical nurse specialist, including core certification or a certification that has been retired, unless registered in accordance with an exception.

C. Reinstatement of registration.

1. A clinical nurse specialist whose registration has lapsed for more than one renewal period may be reinstated by submission of:

a. A reinstatement application and reinstatement fee;

b. Evidence of a current RN license or multistate privilege; and

c. Evidence of current national certification as a clinical nurse specialist, including core certification or a certification that has been retired, unless registered in accordance with an exception.

2. A clinical nurse specialist whose registration has been suspended or revoked by the board may apply for reinstatement by:

a. Filing a reinstatement application;

b. Fulfilling requirements specified in subdivision 1 c of this subsection; and

c. Paying the fee for reinstatement after suspension or revocation.

The board may request additional evidence that the clinical nurse specialist is prepared to resume practice in a competent manner. A clinical nurse specialist whose registration has been revoked may not apply for reinstatement sooner than three years from entry of the order of revocation.