Clinical Nurse Specialist (CNS) Renewal


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Read the following instructions carefully before proceeding with the online renewal process.

Make sure to have the following information in front of you before you begin the online renewal process:

Payment methods accepted are Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Discover.

Renewal Fees:

All information entered will be encrypted, so your data will be transmitted safely and securely.

While you are in the renewal process please do not use the back button in your browser. If at any time you wish to exit the renewal process, please click the "Cancel & Exit" button located at the bottom of the page.

License Statuses: The South Dakota Board of Nursing Online System will allow renewals of Active license statuses only. To view additional information on other license statuses, please see the FAQ.

Name Change: If you’ve had a name change, please download, complete, and mail this form. You must submit legal documentation to the board office reflecting the name change.

Address Change: You may verify and/or change your address while renewing.

A receipt with a confirmation number will display at the end of this process if your application and payment have been submitted. Please print this receipt as proof of payment.

Please call the board office if you have any questions about your renewal.


Log in for online renewal. All the information below needs to be completed to start the renewal process.

  1. License Number begins with CS