California Occupational License

License Title:
    Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse
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Licensing Agency:
     Department of Consumer Affairs
     Board of Registered Nursing

Licensing Agency Contact Information:
     Address: P.O. Box 944210
Sacramento,  CA  94244 - 2100

     Phone Number: (916) 322-3350
     Fax Number: (916) 574-7697

     E-mail Address:
     Internet Address:

License Requirements, Fees, and Examination Information:
Persons practicing nursing in hospitals, private practice, etc., as registered nurses or advanced practice registered nurses.

Fees: Application: none
Examination: none
Listing: none

Examination Frequency: N/A

Exam Locations: N/A

Experience Requirement: Active California RN license, Master's Degree in psychiatric/mental health nursing, and 2 years of supervised counseling experience in psychiatric/mental health nursing.

Average Time to Process Application: 6-8 weeks.

Renewal Period: N/A

Special License Requirements: N/A

Comments: N/A

Authority: Insurance Code, Section 10176.
Health and Safety Code, Section 1373.
Occupations To Which This License Applies:
Occupation TitleSOC Code
Registered Nurses291141