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.


Alert Regarding Scam Calls

Please be advised that the Nevada State Board of Nursing has been made aware of Scam calls recently made to Nevada nurses.

It has been reported that a person has called several Nevada nurses by telephone and advised the nurses they are under investigation and their license may be in jeopardy. The caller identified himself as either a board staff investigator or DEA investigator. The telephone number on the caller ID may be a Board of Nursing telephone number.

These calls are not from the Nevada State Board of Nursing

Do not provide any information to the caller. In the event you receive one of these calls please contact the board directly at the office number listed on the Board website.

Upcoming Training: 

Nevada Nursing Assistant Instructor Workshop and Teaching Strategies in the Classroom
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