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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 11TEXAS BOARD OF NURSING
CHAPTER 223FEES
RULE §223.1Fees

(a) The Texas Board of Nursing has established reasonable and necessary fees for the administration of its functions.

  (1) Examination: $75;

  (2) Endorsement: $125;

  (3) Licensure renewal (each biennium):

    (A) Registered Nurse (RN): $68;

    (B) Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN): $45;

  (4) reactivating from inactive status:

    (A) less than four years--$10 plus current renewal fee;

    (B) more than four years--$20 plus current renewal fee;

  (5) late fee for reactivation from delinquent status:

    (A) less than 90 days--$60 plus current licensure renewal fee;

    (B) more than 90 days--$120 plus current licensure renewal fee;

  (6) approval of new nursing education programs: $2,500;

  (7) bad checks: $30;

  (8) Advanced Practice Nurse initial credentials: $100;

  (9) declaratory order of eligibility: $150;

  (10) eligibility determination: $150;

  (11) Advanced Practice Nurse renewal: $54;

  (12) Initial Prescriptive Authority: $50;

  (13) outpatient anesthesia registry renewal: $35;

  (14) outpatient anesthesia inspection and advisory opinion: $625;

  (15) fee for Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) and Department of Public Safety (DPS) criminal background check for licensees, initial licensure applicants and endorsement applicants as determined by fees imposed by the Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division and the Texas Department of Public Safety;

  (16) Disciplinary monitoring fees as stated in a Board order;

  (17) Nursing Jurisprudence Examination fee: not to exceed $25;

  (18) approval of remedial education course: $300 per course;

  (19) renewal of remedial education course: $100 per course;

  (20) approval of a nursing education program outside Texas' jurisdiction to conduct clinical learning experiences in Texas: $500; and

  (21) Prescriptive Authority Renewal Surcharge: Not to exceed $15.

(b) All fees are non-refundable. More than one fee listed herein may apply in a given situation.


Source Note: The provisions of this §223.1 adopted to be effective August 11, 2005, 30 TexReg 4481; amended to be effective January 2, 2006, 30 TexReg 8882; amended to be effective September 25, 2007, 32 TexReg 6520; amended to be effective April 8, 2008, 33 TexReg 2820; amended to be effective June 24, 2008, 33 TexReg 4884; amended to be effective October 19, 2008, 33 TexReg 8512; amended to be effective May 14, 2009, 34 TexReg 2769; amended to be effective July 7, 2010, 35 TexReg 5832; amended to be effective August 11, 2011, 36 TexReg 4960; amended to be effective October 11, 2011, 36 TexReg 6766; amended to be effective October 1, 2013, 38 TexReg 6598; amended to be effective September 28, 2014, 39 TexReg 7737; amended to beeffective January 11, 2015, 40 TexReg 380; amended to be effective August 17, 2015, 40 TexReg 5152; amended to be effective December 27, 2015, 40 TexReg 9641; amended to be effective October 12, 2016, 41 TexReg 8067; amended to be effective September 13, 2017, 42 TexReg 4649; amended to be effective August 6, 2019, 44 TexReg 4048; amended to be effective February 15, 2021, 46 TexReg 1064

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