The Board’s mission is to protect the public’s health, safety and welfare through effective nursing regulation. It is a government agency established by Nevada law to protect the public from unsafe practice by nurses.


Our office will be closed on Friday, October 25, 2019 in observance of Nevada Day

Upcoming Training: 

Online CNA Instructor Training 
Train the Trainer Grant

Initial or Renewal Application for Nevada License/Certificate:

Click the Nurse Portal icon above to submit an application.
For frequently asked questions regarding the Nevada Nurse Portal, click here

Fingerprint Appointment:

Book an appointment with NSBN

Click the "book now" icon above to schedule a fingerprint appointment
Fingerprint Instructions & Civil Applicant Waiver form
Fingerprint on Renewal FAQ

Online Verification:

Click the verification icon above to verify a Nevada license or certificate
If you are moving out of Nevada and need an official verification of your license or certificate, click here

Submit a Complaint:

Click on the Complaint Portal icon above to file a complaint against a Nurse or Certified Nursing Assistant


New Information Regarding APRN Practice & Opioid Prescribing in Nevada:

White Paper Publication - AB239 Update
PMP Report of Program Findings June 2019
APRN Application Frequently Asked Questions
Opioid Toolkit
APRN Postgraduate Equivalencies for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner
APRN Continuing Education Requirement