Nurse Licensure Applications & Fees by State

NurseTogether has compiled the following list of the BON licensure requirements along with the links to nurse license applications, forms & fees.

Below is the list of nursing board by state in the United States.

Click on the links for the latest information and/or forms directly from the BON website.

Last Updated January 31, 2018

 

State Phone Number(s) Website
Alabama (334) 293-5200
Toll Free: 1-800-656-5318
Alabama Board of Nursing
NCLEX Exam Application
Fees
Alaska Juneau: (907) 465-2550
Anchorage: (907) 269-8160
Alaska Board of Nursing
Application
Application FAQs
Arizona (602) 771-7800 Arizona Board of Nursing
Application Forms
Fees
Arkansas (501) 686-2700 Arkansas Board of Nursing
Forms
Fees
California (916) 322-3350
Toll Free: (800) 838-6828
California Board of Nursing
Applications
Fees
Colorado (303) 894-7855
Toll Free: (800) 886-7675
Colorado Board of Nursing
Applications and Forms
Connecticut (860) 509-7603 Connecticut Board of Nursing
RN Licensure | APRN
LPN | Nurse Aide
Delaware (302) 744-4500 Delaware Board of Nursing
Forms
Fees
District of Columbia (877) 672-2174 D.C. Board of Nursing
Application Packages
Florida (850) 488-0595 Florida Board of Nursing
Licensing FAQs
Application Forms
Georgia (478) 207-2440 Georgia Board of Nursing
Licensure FAQs
Fees
Hawaii (808) 586-3000 Hawaii Board of Nursing
Application Forms
Idaho (208) 577-2476 Idaho Board of Nursing
Application Forms
Illinois Springfield: (217) 785-0820
Toll Free: 1-800-560-6420
Illinois Board of Nursing
Licensure
Licensure FAQs
Indiana (317) 234-2043 Indiana Board of Nursing
Licensure FAQs
Fees
Iowa (515) 281-3255 Iowa Board of Nursing
Licensing Applications
Kansas (785) 296-4929 Kansas Board of Nursing
Application Forms
Fees
Kentucky (502) 429-3300
1-800-305-2042
Kentucky Board of Nursing
Application Forms
Fees
Louisiana (225) 755-7500 Louisiana Board of Nursing
Applications
Maine (207) 287-1133 Maine Board of Nursing
Licensure
Fees
Maryland (410) 585-1900
Toll Free: 1-888-202-9861
Maryland Board of Nursing
Applications
Fees
Massachusetts (617) 973-0900
Toll Free: 1-800-414-0168
Massachusetts Board of Nursing
Licensure
Fees
Michigan (517) 335-0918 Michigan Board of Nursing
Applications
Fees
Minnesota (612) 317-3000
Toll Free: 888-234-2690
Minnesota Board of Nursing
Applications
Fees
Mississippi (601) 957-6300 Mississippi Board of Nursing
Forms
Fees
Missouri (573) 751-0681 Missouri Board of Nursing
License FAQs and Forms
Fees
Montana (406) 841-2202 Montana Board of Nursing
Applications
Fees
Nebraska (402) 471-4376 Nebraska DHHS
Application
Fees
Nevada (702) 486-5800
Toll Free: (888) 590-6726
Nevada Board of Nursing
Online Renewal
Fees
New Hampshire (603) 271-2323
(603) 271-6282
New Hampshire Board of Nursing
Forms
Fees
New Jersey (973) 504-6430
(973) 273-8001
New Jersey Board of Nursing
Applications
Fees
New Mexico (505) 841-8340 New Mexico Board of Nursing
Forms
Fees
New York (518) 474-3817 ext. 120 New York Board of Nursing
RN License Application Form
NP License Application Form
North Carolina (919) 782-3211 North Carolina Board of Nursing
Licensure
Fees
North Dakota (701) 328-9777 North Dakota Board of Nursing
Initial Exam
Renew/Reactivate
Ohio Initial Licensure: (614) 995-7675
Renewal: (614) 995-5420
Ohio Board of Nursing
Licensure
Important Dates
Oklahoma (405) 962-1800 Oklahoma Board of Nursing
Forms
Online Application and Fees
Oregon (971) 673-0685 Oregon Board of Nursing
Forms
Pennsylvania (717) 787-8503 Pennsylvania Board of Nursing
Applications
Instructions and Fees
Rhode Island (401) 222-5960 Rhode Island Board of Nursing
Application Requirements
License FAQs
South Carolina (803) 896-4550 South Carolina Board of Nursing
Applications and Forms
Fees
South Dakota (605) 362-2760 South Dakota Board of Nursing
Applications
Procedures
Tennessee (615) 532-5166
1-800-778-4123
Licensure
Texas (512) 305-7400 Texas Board of Nursing
Forms
Fees
Utah (801) 530-6628 Utah Board of Nursing
Online Renewal
Vermont (802) 828-2396 Vermont Board of Nursing
Instructions
Application
Virginia (804) 367-4515 Virginia Board of Nursing
Application Forms
FAQs
Washington (360) 236-4700 Washington Board of Nursing
Application Forms
Fees
West Virginia (304) 558-3596
1-877-743-NURS(6877)
West Virginia Board of Nursing
License Information
Forms and FAQs
Wisconsin (608) 266-2112 Wisconsin Board of Nursing
Wyoming (307) 777-7601 Wyoming Board of Nursing
FAQs
Forms
Virgin Islands (340) 776-7397 U.S. Virgin Islands Board of Nursing

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