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LICENSE FEE: Use the chart below to determine your applicable licensing fee. The prorated fee is applicable if the
Licensure Unit issues your license during those months. Pay by check/money order (your cancelled check is your
proof of receipt).
Licensure Fee is $25.00
LICENSE FEE WAIVER: Starting January 1, 2020, if you meet one of the following waiver options, your initial license
and temporary license fee is waived.
1. Young Worker: You are between the ages of 18 and 25 (under the age of 26).
2. Low-Income Individual: You are enrolled in a state or federal public assistance program such as the medical
assistance program established pursuant to the Medical Assistance Act, the federal Supplemental Nutrition
Assistance Program (SNAP), or the federal Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program, OR your
household adjusted gross income is below 130% of the federal income poverty guideline.
If you live in Nebraska and are enrolled in a state or federal public assistance program, no further documentation
is required to be submitted.
If you live in a state other than Nebraska and are enrolled in a state or federal public assistance program, submit a
copy of a document showing current enrollment.
If your household adjusted gross income is at 130% of the Federal Income Poverty Guideline or below, click this
link to see the current income guidelines,
http://dhhs.ne.gov/licensure/documents/LowIncomeFeeWaiverTable.pdf. To be eligible for this waiver, you must
submit a copy of your most recent tax return.
3. Military Family: You are an active duty service member in the armed services of the United States, a military spouse,
honorably discharged veteran of the armed services of the United States, spouse of such honorably discharged veteran,
and un-remarried surviving spouses of deceased service members of the armed services of the United States. To be
eligible for this waiver, you must submit a copy of your ID card, discharge paperwork, or similar document that shows
you are a military family member as described above.
MILITARY: To view licensing services available to members of the military and their spouses, visit our website at
1. US Citizenship/Lawful Presence
U.S. Citizens, a PHOTOCOPY of one of the following:
____ Birth certificate (Hospital issued keepsake birth certificates cannot be accepted).
____ U.S. Passport (unexpired or expired).
____ Certificate of Naturalization.
____ Other documents that show U.S. Citizenship.
A Driver’s License is NOT acceptable.
NOT a U.S. Citizen (Current Immigration Status) a PHOTOCOPY of one of the following:
____ Green Card, otherwise known as a Permanent Resident Card (Form I-551), both front and back of the card;
____ Form I-94 (Arrival-Departure Record) AND an unexpired foreign passport with a valid unexpired US visa; or
____ Employment Authorization Card AND one of the following
____ An approved deferred action status (DACA);
____ A pending application for asylum in the United States;