State Authorization & Professional Licensing

State Contacts

Below are links and phone numbers for state licensure agencies:

Alabama Board of Nursing: 1.800.656.5318

Alaska Board of Nursing: 907.465.2550

Arizona State Board of Nursing: 602.771.7800

Arkansas State Board of Nursing: 501.686.2700

California Board of Registered Nursing: 916.322.3350

Colorado Board of Nursing: 303.894.2458

Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nursing: 860.509.7603 Menu Option 2

Delaware Board of Nursing: 302.744.4500

District of Columbia Board of Nursing: 877.672.2174

Florida Board of Nursing: 850.488.0595

Georgia Board of Nursing: 478.207.2440

Hawaii Board of Nursing: 808.586.3000

Idaho Board of Nursing: 208.334.3110

Illinois Board of Nursing: 312.814.2715

Indiana State Board of Nursing: 317.234.2043

Iowa Board of Nursing: 515.281.3255

Kansas Board of Nursing: 785.296.4929

Kentucky Board of Nursing: 502.429.3300

Louisiana State Board of Nursing: 225.755.7500

Maine State Board of Nursing: 207.287.1133

Maryland Board of Nursing: 1.888.202.9861

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing: 617.973.0900

Michigan Board of Nursing: 517.373.1820

Minnesota Board of Nursing: 612.317.3000

Mississippi Board of Nursing: 601.957.6300

Missouri Board of Nursing: 573.751.0681

Montana Board of Nursing: 406.444.6880

Nebraska Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Board: 402.471.6443

Nevada State Board of Nursing: 1.888.590.6726

New Hampshire Board of Nursing: 603.271.2323

New Jersey Board of Nursing: 973.504.6430

New Mexico Board of Nursing: 505.841.8340

New York State Board of Nursing: 518.474.3817 ext. 120

North Carolina Board of Nursing: 919.782.3211

North Dakota Board of Nursing: 701.328.9777

Ohio Board of Nursing: 614.466.3947, option 1

Oklahoma Board of Nursing: 405.962.1800

Oregon State Board of Nursing: 971.673.0685

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing: 717.783.7142

Rhode Island Department of Health (covers nursing): 401.222.5960

South Carolina Board of Nursing: 803.896.4550

South Dakota Board of Nursing: 605.362.2760

Tennessee Board of Nursing: 615.532.5166

Texas Board of Nursing: 512.305.7400

Utah State Board of Nursing: 801.530.6628

Vermont Board of Nursing: 802.828.2396

Virginia Board of Nursing: 804.367.4515

Washington State Department of Health (nursing): 1.800.525.0127

West Virginia RN Board: 304.558.3596

Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services (nursing): 608.266.2112

Wyoming State Board of Nursing: 307.777.7601