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State Nursing Boards

If you need more information on education requirements, licensure, citizenship requirements for registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and nursing assistants, you should contact these state agencies:

Alabama

Alabama Board of Nursing
770 Washington Avenue
RSA Plaza, Ste 250
Montgomery, AL 36130-3900

Tel: (334) 242-4060
Fax: (334) 242-4360

www.abn.state.al.us

Alaska

Alaska Board of Nursing
Dept. of Comm. & Econ. Development
Div. of Occupational Licensing
3601 C Street, Suite 722
Anchorage, AK 99503

Tel: (907) 269-8161
Fax: (907) 269-8196

www.dced.state.ak.us/occ/pnur.htm

Arizona

Arizona State Board of Nursing
1651 E. Morten Avenue, Suite 210
Phoenix, AZ 85020

Tel: (602) 331-8111
Fax: (602) 906-9365

www.azboardofnursing.org

Arkansas

Arkansas State Board of Nursing
University Tower Building
1123 S. University, Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204-1619

Tel: (501) 686-2700
Fax: (501) 686-2714

www.state.ar.us/nurse

California

California Board of Registered Nursing
400 R St., Ste. 4030
Sacramento, CA 95814-6239

Tel: (916) 322-3350
Fax: (916) 327-4402

www.rn.ca.gov

Colorado

Colorado Board of Nursing
1560 Broadway, Suite 880
Denver, CO 80202

Tel: (303) 894-2430
Fax: (303) 894-2821

www.dora.state.co.us/nursing

Connecticut

Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing
Dept. of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue, MS# 13PHO
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0328

Tel: (860) 509-7624
Fax: (860) 509-7553

www.state.ct.us/dph

Delaware

Delaware Board of Nursing
861 Silver Lake Blvd
Cannon Building, Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904

Tel: (302) 739-4522
Fax: (302) 739-2711

professionallicensing.state.de.us/boards/nu...

District of Columbia

District of Columbia Board of Nursing
Department of Health
825 N. Capitol Street, N.E., 2nd Floor
Room 2224
Washington, DC 20002

Tel: (202) 442-4778
Fax: (202) 442-9431

dchealth.dc.gov/services/administration_off...

Florida

Florida Board of Nursing
4080 Woodcock Drive, Suite 202
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Tel: (850) 488-0595
Fax: (904) 858-6964

www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa

Georgia

Georgia State Board of Licensed Practical Nurses
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858

Tel: (478) 207-1620
Fax: (478) 207-1633

www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/lpn

Georgia State Board of Registered Nurses
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858

Tel: (478) 207-1640

www.sos.state.ga.us/plb/rn

Hawaii

Hawaii Board of Nursing
Professional & Vocational Licensing Division
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801

Tel: (808) 586-3000
Fax: (808) 586-2689

www.state.hi.us/dcca/pvl/areas_nurse.html

Idaho

Idaho Board of Nursing
280 N. 8th Street, Suite 210
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720

Tel: (208) 334-3110
Fax: (208) 334-3262

www.state.id.us/ibn/ibnhome.htm

Illinois

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph, Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601

Tel: (312) 814-2715
Fax: (312) 814-3145

www.dpr.state.il.us

Indiana

Indiana State Board of Nursing
Health Professions Bureau
402 W. Washington Street, Room W041
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Tel: (317) 232-2960
Fax: (317) 233-4236

www.state.in.us/hpb/boards/isbn

Iowa

Iowa Board of Nursing
RiverPoint Business Park
400 S.W. 8th Street, Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309-4685

Tel: (515) 281-3255
Fax: (515) 281-4825

www.state.ia.us/government/nursing

Kansas

Kansas State Board of Nursing
Landon State Office Building
900 S.W. Jackson, Suite 551-S
Topeka, KS 66612

Tel: (785) 296-4929
Fax: (785) 296-3929

www.ksbn.org

Kentucky

Kentucky Board of Nursing
312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222

Tel: (502) 329-7000
Fax: (502) 329-7011

www.kbn.state.ky.us

Louisiana

Louisiana State Board of Nursing
3510 N. Causeway Boulevard, Suite 501
Metairie, LA 70003

Tel: (504) 838-5332
Fax: (504) 838-5349

www.lsbn.state.la.us

Maine

Maine State Board of Nursing
158 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333

Tel: (207) 287-1133
Fax: (207) 287-1149

www.state.me.us/nursingbd

Maryland

Maryland Board of Nursing
4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215

Tel: (410) 585-1900
Fax: (410) 358-3530

www.mbon.org

Massachusetts

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
239 Causeway Street
Boston, MA 02114

Tel: (617) 727-9961
Fax: (617) 727-1630

www.state.ma.us/reg/boards/rn

Michigan

Michigan CIS/Office of Health Services
Ottawa Towers North
611 W. Ottawa, 4th Floor
Lansing, MI 48933

Tel: (517) 373-9102
Fax: (517) 373-2179

www.cis.state.mi.us/bhser/genover.htm

Minnesota

Minnesota Board of Nursing
2829 University Avenue SE
Suite 500
Minneapolis, MN 55414

Tel: (612) 617-2270
Fax: (612) 617-2190

www.nursingboard.state.mn.us

Mississippi

Mississippi Board of Nursing
1935 Lakeland Drive, Suite B
Jackson, MS 39216-5014

Tel: (601) 987-4188
Fax: (601) 364-2352

www.msbn.state.ms.us

Missouri

Missouri State Board of Nursing
3605 Missouri Blvd.
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656

Tel: (573) 751-0681
Fax: (573) 751-0075

www.ecodev.state.mo.us/pr/nursing

Montana

Montana State Board of Nursing
301 South Park
Helena, MT 59620-0513

Tel: (406) 444-2071
Fax: (406) 841-2343

www.discoveringmontana.com/dli/bsd/license/...

Nebraska

Nebraska Health and Human Services System
Dept. of Regulation & Licensure, Nursing Section 301
Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986

Tel: (402) 471-4376
Fax: (402) 471-3577

www.hhs.state.ne.us/crl/nns.htm

Nevada

Nevada State Board of Nursing
License Certification and Education
4330 S. Valley ViewSuite 106
Las Vegas, NV 89502

Tel: (702) 486-5800
Fax: (702) 486-5803

www.nursingboard.state.nv.us

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 3898
78 Regional Drive, BLDG B
Concord, NH 03302

Tel: (603) 271-2323
Fax: (603) 271-6605

www.state.nh.us/nursing

New Jersey

New Jersey Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 45010
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07101

Tel: (973) 504-6586
Fax: (973) 648-3481

www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/medical.htm

New Mexico

New Mexico Board of Nursing
4206 Louisiana Boulevard, NE
Suite A
Albuquerque, NM 87109

Tel: (505) 841-8340
Fax: (505) 841-8347

www.state.nm.us/clients/nursing

New York

New York State Board of Nursing
Education Bldg.
89 Washington Avenue
2nd Floor West Wing
Albany, NY 12234

Tel: (518) 474-3817 Ext. 120
Fax: (518) 474-3706

www.nysed.gov/prof/nurse.htm

North Carolina

North Carolina Board of Nursing
3724 National Drive, Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27612

Tel: (919) 782-3211
Fax: (919) 781-9461

www.ncbon.com

North Dakota

North Dakota Board of Nursing
919 South 7th Street, Suite 504
Bismark, ND 58504

Tel: (701) 328-9777
Fax: (701) 328-9785

www.ndbon.org

Ohio

Ohio Board of Nursing
17 South High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215-3413

Tel: (614) 466-3947
Fax: (614) 466-0388

www.state.oh.us/nur

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Board of Nursing
2915 N. Classen Boulevard, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106

Tel: (405) 962-1800
Fax: (405) 962-1821

www.youroklahoma.com/nursing

Oregon

Oregon State Board of Nursing
800 NE Oregon Street, Box 25
Suite 465
Portland, OR 97232

Tel: (503) 731-4745
Fax: (503) 731-4755

www.osbn.state.or.us

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing
124 Pine Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101

Tel: (717) 783-7142
Fax: (717) 783-0822

www.dos.state.pa.us/bpoa/nurbd/mainpage.htm...

Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico Board of Nursing Examiners
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
800 Roberto H. Todd Ave
Room 202, Stop 18
Santurce, Puerto Rico 00908

Tel: (787) 725-8161
Fax: (787) 725-7903

www.gobierno.pr

Rhode Island

Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education
105 Cannon Building
Three Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908

Tel: (401) 222-5700
Fax: (401) 222-3352

www.health.state.ri.us/hsr/professions/nurs...

South Carolina

South Carolina State Board of Nursing
110 Centerview Drive
Suite 202
Columbia, SC 29210

Tel: (803) 896-4550
Fax: (803) 896-4525

www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/nursing

South Dakota

South Dakota Board of Nursing
4300 South Louise Ave.
Suite C-1
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3124

Tel: (605) 362-2760
Fax: (605) 362-2768

www.state.sd.us/dcr/nursing

Tennessee

Tennessee State Board of Nursing
426 Fifth Avenue North
1st Floor - Cordell Hull Building
Nashville, TN 37247

Tel: (615) 532-3202
Fax: (615) 741-7899

www2.state.tn.us/health/Boards/Nursing/inde...

Texas

Texas Board of Nurse Examiners
333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701

Tel: (512) 305-7400
Fax: (512) 305-7401

www.bne.state.tx.us

Utah

Utah State Board of Nursing
Heber M. Wells Bldg., 4th Floor
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Tel: (801) 530-6628
Fax: (801) 530-6511

www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/nurse.html

Vermont

Vermont State Board of Nursing
109 State Street
Montpelier, VT 05609-1106

Tel: (802) 828-2396
Fax: (802) 828-2484

vtprofessionals.org/opr1/nurses

Virgin Islands (US)

Virgin Islands Board of Nursing Licensure
Veterans Drive Station
St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 00803

Tel: (340) 776-7397
Fax: (340) 777-4003

www.usvi.org

Virginia

Virginia Board of Nursing
6606 W. Broad Street, 4th Floor
Richmond, VA 23230

Tel: (804) 662-9909
Fax: (804) 662-9512

www.dhp.state.va.us/nursing/default.htm

Washington

Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission
Department of Health
PO Box 47864
Olympia, WA 98504-7864

Tel: (360) 236-4700
Fax: (360) 236-4738

https://wws2.wa.gov/doh/hpqa-licensing/HPS6/Nursin...

West Virginia

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses
101 Dee Drive
Charleston, WV 25311

Tel: (304) 558-3596
Fax: (304) 558-3666

www.state.wv.us/nurses/rn

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing
1400 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708

Tel: (608) 266-0145
Fax: (608) 261-7083

www.drl.state.wi.us

Wyoming

Wyoming State Board of Nursing
2020 Carey Avenue, Suite 110
Cheyenne, WY 82002

Tel: (307) 777-7601
Fax: (307) 777-3519

nursing.state.wy.us


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