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.

   Important Notices

Reno office will be closed on December 24, 2018.
Our Las Vegas office will be open and can be reached at 888-590-6726

Las Vegas office will be closed on December 31, 2018.
Our Reno office will be open and can be reached at 888-590-6726

State Plan Amendment for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

APRN Week:
Governor's Proclamation


If you receive "Finger Print value is not valid" error when making the payment, please close the payment page and resubmit by selecting the Make Payment button in the Nurse Portal. 

The Nevada Nurse Portal is a confidential and secure cloud based system that allows current Nevada licensees/certificate holders and prospective applicants to manage their initial and renewal applications online, submit requests electronically and view their license/certificate status. All current licensee/certificate holders and applicants must create an account through the portal. Follow the instructions below and click on the icon to get started. 

Step 1: Click here or the icon above to get to the Nevada Nurse Portal

Step 2: Create an account. If you have an open application with the Nevada State Board of Nursing, or a temporary license/Interim Permit, you must provide your first and last name, date of birth and social security number when you create an account. If you have ever had a license/certificate (including lapsed/expired and inactive) you must answer "yes" to the question "Do you have a license with the Nevada State Board of Nursing" 
When you create an account, you need to make sure your name matches our system. For example, if your name has changed since you last renewed, when you create your account through the portal, you must use your previous name. Once the account is active, you can go through the process of changing your name. 

Step 3: Read the instructions, complete the application and submit


New Information Regarding APRN Practice in Nevada:

         Nevada Division of Public and Behavioral Health website regarding prescribing opioid and compliance with AB 474
Opioid Toolkit
APRN Postgraduate Equivalencies for Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practicioner
APRN Continuing Education Requirement