Due to COVID-19, we are experiencing a delay in the printing of licenses. All licensee status and expiration dates can be verified at https://healthri.mylicense.com/Verification.
Effective Monday, August 9th, RIDOH will be accepting and issuing Emergency Temporary Licenses only for NA, RN., and LPN applicants who hold a valid license in another state and who will be working at a hospital or nursing facility in Rhode Island. Verification from the other state and verification from RI employer is required.
Submit any questions or any information regarding the vaccine mandate for professional licensing to the RIDOH.VaxMandate@health.ri.gov email address.
Please be advised that the 16 hour online course located at https://educate.ahcancal.org/products/temporary-nurse-aide qualifies applicants for a one-time Temporary NA License which will be valid for 90 days. The application and instructions for this temporary license are posted on this application form.