You can now tell us which address you prefer as your official address of record.


Choose whether your residential address or work address will be the official address of record with AZBN, or opt out entirely. Read the instructions here to learn how to do so.

The Applicant Team is no longer accepting fingerprint cards that are not the FD-258 Blue and White Applicant cards for processing of background checks.

The NCSBN Opioid Toolkit has the latest resources for safe opioid prescribing and patient-centered care.

As of September 23, 2018, all applications and required documents must be submitted electronically through the Nurse Portal. License and certificate holders who have not made a Nurse Portal account should do so ASAP to receive important information from the Board of Nursing.

Use the Nurse Portal to register an account, complete an application, renew your license, and much more.

AZ Nurse Portal - Apply, Renew or Update Information

File a Complaint/Self Report

Verify RN/LPN License or AP Certificate

Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact Implementation FAQ

Board Meeting Information

Verify CNA Certificate or LNA License

News and Events

  • Feb 21, 2020

    It is within the Scope of Practice of a Registered Nurse (RN) to administer nitrous oxide as a single sedative agent…

  • Feb 21, 2020

    NCSBN has been made aware that some individuals have received telephone calls from persons falsely claiming to be NCSBN staff or law enforcement.…

  • Jan 16, 2020

    The Advance Practice Committee is currently recruiting advanced practices nurses who are interested in volunteering to serve on the Advanced…

Nurse Statistics

  • Registered Nurses
  • 94,221‬
  • Licensed Practical Nurses
  • 10,538
  • Certified Nursing Assistants
  • 19,661
  • Licensed Nursing Assistants
  • 9,053
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • 9,174
  • Clinical Nurse Specialists
  • 170
  • Certified Nurse Midwives
  • 285
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists
  • 965