In response to the Covid -19 pandemic, the Arizona State Board of Nursing is issuing 48 Hour Emergency Temporary Licenses. 

Certain conditions apply, please click learn more to view instructions.

You can now tell us which address you prefer as your official address of record. Click below for steps to configure your official address.

The NCSBN and DEA have been made aware of several Scam phone calls being made to individuals. Neither the NCSBN nor the DEA will ever call a nurse, nurse applicant, or anyone else requesting personal information.

All applications and required documents must be submitted electronically through the Nurse Portal. Those who have not made a Nurse Portal account should do so ASAP to receive important information from the Board of Nursing.

RNs and LPNs shall renew their license every four years on or before April 1. If the license is not renewed on or before May 1, the licensee shall pay a fee for late renewal. If the license is not renewed on or before August 1, the license expires.

NOTICE: For the latest updates on the COVID-19 virus (Novel Coronavirus) Click Here
NOTICE: As of March 30th, 2020 at 12:00PM the Arizona Board of Nursing has been experiencing several issues regarding our call center phones. If you are trying to call our office please know we are working quickly to fix this issue. Thank you.

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