State Authorization

Welcome to the application form for state authorization or exemption for North Dakota. 

Before you click on "Begin Application" on the right, below is additional information regarding the payment portion of the application:


The form works best with Chrome, Firefox, or Microsoft Edge as your primary browser.  It is not recommended to use Internet Explorer.


Application is not complete until payment is received.

Once you complete the application, you will be provided with instructions for either payment by credit card or check or to be invoiced.  Please note: We do not accept American Express.

Fee schedule:

  • Institutions without physical presence/online only – new and renewal  -- $250
  • Institutions with physical presence – new application - $4500
  • Institutions with physical presence – renewal - $2000

If required, please access current NDUS W-9 Form to the right under the "Files" heading.

If payment is not received within 30 days of application, institution will need to re-apply.

Applications with physical presence need NDUS Higher Education Board approval and may take longer to approve.

Online-only institutions: If approved a letter from the NDUS State Authorization coordinator will be sent within two weeks.

Begin Application

Files (1)


NDUS W-9.pdf

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