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DCCA NEWS RELEASE: Nurses urged to renew early and online at MyPVL

Posted on Apr 17, 2017 in Latest Department News


HONOLULU – The Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA), Professional and Vocational Licensing Division (PVL) and the Board of Nursing encourages the more than 32,000 Hawaii licensed nurses which include registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN), and advanced practice registered nurse recognition (APRN) licensees to renew their licenses online at MyPVL (

Renewals are being accepted online from April 17, 2017 until midnight on June 30, 2017.  To better ensure receipt of the license pocket ID card by the license expiration date, it is recommended that renewals be submitted before May 31, 2017.  Renewals received or postmarked after June 30, 2017 will be subject to a late renewal fee.

MyPVL service enables 24/7 access to information and services from a single dashboard for all PVL licensees. It was created through a partnership with PVL and the state’s internet portal manager, Hawaii Information Consortium, LLC. The service is one of many online services for citizens and businesses offered through the state’s official website,

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William Nhieu

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Phone: (808) 586-7582

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