Nursing License & Renewal Arizona

Find Your Zen in the Desert Southwest 

The world of travel nursing can be so big when you embrace a career in Arizona. With top locations across the states, you'll find new choices to shake things up whenever you're ready to explore. Arizona's big city vibes melt into the beautiful orange, red and yellow landscapes, with lots of mountains for hiking, biking, or finding your own zen.

The desert southwest is calling. Connect with one of our experienced recruiters to learn how a nursing license in Arizona can make your future extra bright. 

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How to Apply for a Nursing License in Arizona

Wide Open Spaces and Career Growth

New nurses without a state license will need to apply for licensure by examination. If a nurse has graduated from an approved nursing program, taken the NCLEX or state board test pool exam, and have been granted an RN/LPN license by another state,  they can follow these steps for Arizona Nursing Licensure by Endorsement:

  • Submit an online application with fees
    Verify original state licensure through
  • Provide citizenship/lawful presence documentation
  • Graduated from a nursing program, obtained a degree, & practiced as a nurse for at least 960 hours within the past 5 years
  • Completed an Arizona Board-approved refresher course and obtained an advanced nursing degree in the past 5 years

How to Renew Your Arizona Nursing License

Phoenix, Tucson, and More are Waiting

There is a $160 fee for Arizona nursing license renewals. If a nurse already has a registered license in Arizona that is expired or lapsed, then they must apply for reinstatement.

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Arizona Travel Nurse Salary and Pay Rates

Lean in to New Success

Nurses who delve into travel nursing jobs in Alaska will find great salaries and growing opportunities in some of the country's most advanced healthcare facilities. Sample pay rates for our valuable specialty nurses include:

  • Cardiovascular: Up to $1,959/week*
  • Telemetry: Up to $2,056/week*
  • Perioperative OR: Up to $1,925/week*
  • Pediatric ER: Up to $2,872/week*

These are just some examples of what Arizona has in store for nurses who bring their valuable skills to the state. 


*Disclaimer: Wages for Arizona travel nursing jobs are based on average rates and may be impacted by facility budgets and seasonality and may include a combination of taxable and non-taxable earnings and reimbursements.

Travel Nursing Employee Benefits

Great Benefits for Our Arizona Travel Nurses

We Take Care of the Details, You Thrive

At AMN Healthcare, our travel nurses who work in Arizona can choose from a variety of great benefits, including the following:

  • Private, provided housing or a stipend to find their own accommodations
  • Travel reimbursements for transportation to their assignment location
  • DAY ONE benefits, including full medical and dental 
  • 401k options 
  • FREE continuing education courses (CMEs)

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