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The annual licensing fee for a North Dakota Nursing Home Administrator License is $250 and must accompany the renewal application linked below. Please complete all required pages of the renewal form, sign, and return it to the Board of  Examiners office no later than December 31 of the current year.

Late renewal:  A licensee who does not meet the requirement for renewal by December 31 may renew the license by meeting the requirements and paying a late renewal fee in the amount of twenty-five dollars per month for each month following December 31. If the requirements for renewal are not met within six months of expiration, the license shall not be renewed and the individual must apply for and meet the requirements for initial licensure.

Inactive Licensure Status:  You may renew your license in inactive status for a period of three years. You are still required to submit the renewal form and along with the renewal fee of $250 but the 20 hours of CEUs are not required.  You are not authorized to practice as a nursing home administrator while in inactive status. You would be required to obtain the 20 hours of continuing education before your license could be activated into regular status.

Renewal Form
Please note: This document is a fillable pdf form. You can complete it online, print and mail to our office along with the appliation fee..  


To assure and maintain competence in the field of nursing home administration, the Board of Examiners requires licensed administrators to attend approved classes, seminars, or conferences. A minimum of 20 hours of continuing education is required for license renewal with the maximum number of continuing education hours a licensee can obtain through online or internet sources is limited to 10.

The following sponsors of continuing education offerings are recognized by the NDBOENHA:

  • ND Long Term Care Association
  • ND Hospital Association
  • American College of Healthcare Administrators/North Dakota Roughrider Chapter
  • Great Plains Quality Innovation Network
  • NAB/NCERS
  • Hours recognized and approved by other state Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators. Verification required.
  • College credits relating to management, finance, human resources, or gerontology: 
         -Each Quarter credit hour will equate to 9 clock hours
         -
    Each Semester credit hour will equate to 12 clock hours

Please be advised that governing boards of nursing facilities should be aware of the licensing rules and regulations as they pertain to having a licensed long term care administrator managing a licensed long term care facility.  Any facility that does not currently have a licensed long term care administrator is out of compliance with state law and the ND State Health Department will be notified.

Please contact our office if you have any questions regarding re-licensure.

North Dakota Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrators
1900 North 11th Street
Bismarck, ND 58501


Peggy Krikava, Executive Director
1900 N. 11th Street, Bismarck, ND 58501    Phone: 701-222-4867     Email: peggy@ndltca.org


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