Complete List of State Boards of Nursing

Complete List of State Boards of Nursing Below is a complete list of state boards of nursing. Because each state handles the licensing of RNs differently, it is important to research and understand the requirements for becoming an RN in the state where you wish to be licensed. Below you'll find the contact information and website for each state board. Just click on the state and it will take you directly to the information or you may scroll down the page.

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California
Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia
Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa
Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland
Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri
Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey
New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio
Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina
South Dakota Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont
Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wyoming

Alabama Board of Nursing


Mailing address:
P O Box 303900
Montgomery, AL 36130-3900

Physical address:
770 Washington Avenue
RSA Plaza, Ste 250
Montgomery, AL 36104
Phone: 334.293.5200 or 800.656.5318
Fax: 334.293.5201
Contact Person: N. Genell Lee, JD, MSN, RN, Executive Officer

Alaska Board of Nursing


550 West Seventh Avenue Suite 1500
Anchorage, Alaska 99501-3567
Phone: 907.269.8161
Fax: 907.269.8196
Contact Person: Nancy Sanders, PhD, RN, Executive Administrator

Arizona State Board of Nursing


4747 North 7th Street, Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85014-3655
Phone: 602.771.7800
Fax: 602.771.7888
Contact Person: Joey Ridenour, MN, RN, FAAN, Executive Director

Arkansas State Board of Nursing


University Tower Building
1123 S. University, Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204-1619
Phone: 501.686.2700
Fax: 501.686.2714
Contact Person: Sue Tedford, MNSc, RN, Executive Director

California Board of Registered Nursing


1747 North Market Boulevard, Suite 150
Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: 916.574.7600
Fax: 916.574.8637
Contact Person: Louise Bailey, MEd, RN, Executive Officer

California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians


2535 Capitol Oaks Drive, Suite 205
Sacramento, CA 95833
Phone: 916.263.7800
Fax: 916.263.7859
Contact Person: Teresa Bello-Jones, JD, MSN, RN, Executive Officer

Colorado Board of Nursing


1560 Broadway, Suite 1370
Denver, CO 80202
Phone: 303.894.2430
Fax: 303.894.2430
Contact Person: Kennetha Julien, JD, Program Director

Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing


Dept. of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue, MS# 13PHO
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0328
Phone: 860.509.7624 (860.509.7603 - for testing candidates only)
Fax: 860.509.7553
Contact Person: Jennifer L. Filippone, Chief, Practitioner Licensing and Investigations Section

Delaware Board of Nursing


861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Cannon Building, Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904
Phone: 302.744.4500
Fax: 302.739.2711
Contact Person: Pamela Zickafoose, Ed.D, RN, CNA-BC, CNE, Executive Director

District of Columbia Board of Nursing


Department of Health
Health Professional Licensing Administration
899 North Capitol Street, NE
Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 877.672.2174
Fax: 202.727.8471
Contact Person: Karen Scipio-Skinner MSN, RN, Executive Director

Florida Board of Nursing


Mailing Address:
4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C02
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3252

Physical Address:
4042 Bald Cypress Way
Room 120
Tallahassee, FL 32399

Phone: 850.245.4125
Fax: 850.245.4172
Contact Person: Joe Baker, Jr. Executive Director

Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Practical Nurses


237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
Phone: 478.207.2440
Fax: 877.371.5712
Contact Person: Jim Cleghorn, Executive Director

Georgia Board of Nursing


237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
Phone: 478.207.2440
Fax: 877.371.5712
Contact Person: Jim Cleghorn, Executive Director

Hawaii Board of Nursing


Mailing Address:
PVLD/DCCA
Attn: Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801

Physical Address:
King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant Street, 3rd Floor
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808.586.3000
Fax: 808.586.2689
Contact Person: Lee Ann Teshima, Executive Officer

Idaho Board of Nursing


280 N. 8th Street, Suite 210
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720
Phone: 208.334.3110
Fax: 208.334.3262
Contact Person: Sandra Evans, MAEd, RN, Executive Director

Illinois Board of Nursing


James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph Street
Suite 9-300
Chicago, IL 60601
Phone: 312.814.2715
Fax: 312.814.3145
Contact Person: Michele Bromberg, MSN, APN, BC, Nursing Act Coordinator

Indiana State Board of Nursing


Professional Licensing Agency
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone: 317.234.2043
Fax: 317.233.4236
Contact Person: Elizabeth Kiefner Crawford, Director

Iowa Board of Nursing


RiverPoint Business Park
400 S.W. 8th Street
Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309-4685
Phone: 515.281.3255
Fax: 515.281.4825
Contact Person: Lorinda Inman, MSN, RN, Executive Director

Kansas State Board of Nursing


Landon State Office Building
900 S.W. Jackson, Suite 1051
Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 785.296.4929
Fax: 785.296.3929
Contact Person: Mary Blubaugh, MSN, RN, Executive Administrator

Kentucky Board of Nursing


312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 502.429.3300
Fax: 502.429.3311
Contact Person: Charlotte F. Beason, Ed.D, RN, NEA, Executive Director

Louisiana State Board of Nursing


17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810
Phone: 225.755.7500
Fax: 225.755.7585
Contact Person: Barbara Morvant, MN, RN, Executive Director
 

Louisiana State Board of Practical Nurse Examiners


3421 N. Causeway Boulevard, Suite 505
Metairie, LA 70002
Phone: 504.838.5791
Fax: 504.838.5279
Contact Person: Claire Doody Glaviano, MN, BSN, RN, Executive Director

Maine State Board of Nursing


Regular mailing address:
158 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333


Street address (for FedEx & UPS):
161 Capitol Street
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone: 207.287.1133
Fax: 207.287.1149
Contact Person: Myra Broadway, JD, MS, RN, Executive Director

Maryland Board of Nursing


4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone: 410.585.1900
Fax: 410.358.3530
Contact Person: Patricia Ann Noble, MSN, RN Executive Director

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing


Commonwealth of Massachusetts
239 Causeway Street, Suite 500, 5th floor
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617.973.0900 / 800.414.0168
Fax: 617.973.0984
Contact Person: Rula Faris Harb, MS, RN, Executive Director

Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs

Bureau of Health Professions
611 W. Ottawa St; PO Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 517.335.0918
Fax: 517.241.1431
Contact Person: Norene Lind, Policy Administration Manager

Minnesota Board of Nursing


2829 University Avenue SE
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone: 612.617.2270
Fax: 612.617.2190
Contact Person: Shirley Brekken, MS, RN, Executive Director

Mississippi Board of Nursing


1080 River Oaks Drive
Flowood, MS 39232
Phone: 601.664.9303
Fax: 601.664.9304
Contact Person: Melinda E. Rush, DSN, FNP, Executive Director

Missouri State Board of Nursing


3605 Missouri Blvd.
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
Phone: 573.751.0681
Fax: 573.751.0075
Contact Person: Lori Scheidt, BS, Executive Director

Montana State Board of Nursing


301 South Park
Suite 401
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
Phone: 406.841.2340
Fax: 406.841.2305
Contact Person: Cynthia Gustafson, PhD, RN, Executive Director

Nebraska Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Board

Office of Nursing and Nursing Support
DHHS, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
Phone: 402.471.6443
Fax: 402.471.1066
Contact Person: Karen Bowen, MS, RN, Executive Director
 

Nebraska Board of Nursing


Office of Nursing and Nursing Support
DHHS, Division of Public Health, Licensure Unit
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509-4986
Phone: 402.471.4376
Fax: 402.471.1066
Contact Person: Karen Bowen, MS, RN, Executive Director

Nevada State Board of Nursing


5011 Meadowood Mall Way, Suite 300
Reno, NV 89502
Phone: 775.687.7700
Fax: 775.687.7707
Contact Person: Debra Scott, MSN, RN, FRE, Executive Director

New Hampshire Board of Nursing


21 South Fruit Street
Suite 16
Concord, NH 03301-2341
Phone: 603.271.2323
Fax: 603.271.6605
Contact Person: Denise Nies, MS, RN, Executive Director

New Jersey Board of Nursing


P.O. Box 45010
124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07101
Phone: 973.504.6430
Fax: 973.648.3481
Contact Person: George Hebert, MA, RN, Executive Director

New Mexico Board of Nursing


6301 Indian School Road, NE
Suite 710
Albuquerque, NM 87110
Phone: 505.841.8340
Fax: 505.841.8347
Contact Person: Nancy Darbro, PhD, APRN, CNS, LPCC, LADAC, Executive Director

New York State Board of Nursing


Education Bldg.
89 Washington Avenue
2nd Floor West Wing
Albany, NY 12234
Phone: 518.474.3817, Ext. 120
Fax: 518.474.3706
Contact Person: Vacant

North Carolina Board of Nursing


4516 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607
Phone: 919.782.3211
Fax: 919.781.9461
Contact Person: Julia L. George, MSN, RN, FRE, Executive Director

North Dakota Board of Nursing


919 South 7th Street, Suite 504
Bismarck, ND 58504
Phone: 701.328.9777
Fax: 701.328.9785
Contact Person: Constance Kalanek, PhD, RN, Executive Director

Ohio Board of Nursing


17 South High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215-3413
Phone: 614.466.6940
Fax: 614.466.0388
Contact Person: Betsy J. Houchen, JD, MS, RN, Executive Director

Oklahoma Board of Nursing


2915 N. Classen Boulevard, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
Phone: 405.962.1800
Fax: 405.962.1821
Contact Person: Kimberly Glazier, M.Ed., RN, Executive Director

Oregon State Board of Nursing


17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Rd
Portland, OR 97224
Phone: 971.673.0685
Fax: 971.673.0684
Contact Person: Holly Mercer, JD, RN, Executive Director

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing


P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone: 717.783.7142
Fax: 717.783.0822
Contact Person: Laurette D. Keiser, MSN, RN, Executive Secretary/Section Chief

Rhode Island Board of Nurse Registration and Nursing Education


105 Cannon Building
Three Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
Phone: 401.222.5700
Fax: 401.222.3352
Contact Person: Sandra Clark, MA, RN, Interim Director

South Carolina State Board of Nursing


Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 12367
Columbia, SC 29211

Physical Address:
Synergy Business Park, Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Drive, Suite 202
Columbia, SC 29210
Phone: 803.896.4550
Fax: 803.896.4515
Contact Person: Nancy Murphy MS, RN, BC, CPM, Administrator

South Dakota Board of Nursing


4305 South Louise Ave., Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3115
Phone: 605.362.2760
Fax: 605.362.2768
Contact Person: Gloria Damgaard, MS, RN, Executive Secretary

Tennessee State Board of Nursing


227 French Landing, Suite 300
Heritage Place MetroCenter
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615.532.5166
Fax: 615.741.7899
Contact Person: Elizabeth Lund, MSN, RN, Executive Director

Texas Board of Nursing


333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701
Phone: 512.305.7400
Fax: 512.305.7401
Contact Person: Katherine Thomas, MN, RN, Executive Director

Utah State Board of Nursing


Heber M. Wells Bldg., 4th Floor
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Phone: 801.530.6628
Fax: 801.530.6511
Contact Person: Debra F. Hobbins, DNP, APRN, LSAC, CARN-AP, Bureau Manager

Vermont State Board of Nursing


Office of Professional Regulation
National Life Building North F1.2
Montpelier, Vermont 05620-3402
Phone: 802.828.2396
Fax: 802.828.2484
Contact Person: Linda Davidson, APRN, Executive Director

Virginia Board of Nursing


Department of Health Professions
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia 23233
Phone: (804) 367-4515
Fax: (804) 527-4455
Contact Person: Jay Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, Executive Director

Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission

Department of Health
Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission
P.O. Box 47864
Olympia, WA 98504-7864
email: nursing@doh.wa.gov
Phone: 360.236.4700
Fax: 360.236.4738
Contact Person: Paula Meyer, MSN, RN, Executive Director

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses

101 Dee Drive
Charleston, WV 25311
Phone: 304.558.3596
Fax: 304.558.3666
Contact Person: Laura Rhodes, MSN, RN, Executive Director

West Virginia State Board of Examiners for Licensed Practical Nurses

101 Dee Drive
Charleston, WV 25311
Phone: 304.558.3572
Fax: 304.558.4367
Contact Person: Lanette Anderson, JD, MSN, RN, Executive Director

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing

Physical Address:
1400 E. Washington Avenue
Madison, WI 53703

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708-8935
Phone: 608.266.2112
Fax: 608.261.7083
Contact Person: Dan Williams, Bureau Director – Division of Board Services

Wyoming State Board of Nursing


1810 Pioneer Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82001
Phone: 307.777.7601
Fax: 307.777.3519
Contact Person: Mary Kay Goetter, PhD, RNC, NEA-BC, Executive Officer