Your State Board of Nursing (BON) is an invaluable resource for you career. Find fees, dates, and the requirements to initially obtain your nursing license and to maintain it. Most BONs require continuing education between licensing periods. Get to know your requirements and dates so you can plan according to earn your license and maintain it.

Learn how to transfer your nursing license between states.

Complete List of Boards of Nursing

Alabama State Board of Nursing

770 Washington Avenue
RSA Plaza, Suite 250
Montgomery, AL 36130-3900
(334) 293-5200

Fees
Initial fee, RN: $100
Renewal (every two years), RN: $100

Alaska State Board of Nursing

Dept. of Comm. & Econ. Development
Div. of Occupational Licensing
550 West 7th Ave., Suite 1500
Anchorage, AK 99501
(907) 269-8161 

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $334
License renewal (every two years), RN: $175
Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP): $25

Arizona State Board of Nursing

4747 N. 7th St.
Suite 200
Phoenix, AZ 85014
(602) 771-7800

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $300
License renewal (every four years), RN: $160

Arkansas State Board of Nursing

University Tower Building
1123 S. University, Suite 800
Little Rock, AR 72204-1619
(501) 686-2700

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $125
License renewal (every two years), RN: $100

California State Board of Registered Nursing

1747 N. Market Blvd., Suite 150
PO Box 944210
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 322-3350

Colorado State Board of Nursing

1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, Colorado 80202
(303) 894-2430

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $88
License renewal (every two years), RN: $123

Connecticut State Board of Examiners for Nursing

Dept. of Public Health
410 Capitol Avenue
PO Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134
(860) 509-8000 

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $180
License renewal (annual), RN: $100

Delaware State Board of Nursing

Cannon Building
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Cannon Building, Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904
(302) 744-4500

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $124
License renewal (every two years)

District of Columbia State Board of Nursing

Department of Health
899 N. Capitol Street, N.E., 1st Floor
Washington, DC 20002
(202) 442-5955

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $187
License renewal (every two years), RN: $145

Florida State Board of Nursing

4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C01
Tallahassee, FL 32399-3251
(850) 488-0595

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $175
License renewal (every two years), RN: $80

Georgia State Board of Nursing

237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217-3858
(478) 207-2440

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $40
License renewal (every two years), RN: $65

Hawaii State Board of Nursing

King Kalakaua Building
335 Merchant Street, Room 301
Honolulu, HI 96813
(808) 586-3000

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $40
License renewal (every two years), RN: $160

Idaho State Board of Nursing

280 N. 8th Street, Suite 210
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720
(208) 577-2476

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $90
License renewal (every two years), RN: $90

Illinois Department of Professional Regulation

James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph, 9th Floor
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 814-4500

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $91
License renewal (every two years), RN: $50

Indiana State Board of Nursing

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
(317) 232-2960

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $50
License renewal (every two years), RN: $50

Iowa State Board of Nursing

River Point Business Park
400 S.W. 8th Street
Suite B
Des Moines, IA 50309-4685
(515) 281-3255

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $143
License renewal (every three years), RN: $99

Kansas State Board of Nursing

Landon State Office Bldg.
900 SW Jackson, Suite 1051
Topeka, KS 66612-1230
(785)296-4929

Fees

Initial licensing fee, RN: $75
License renewal (every two years), RN: $60

Kentucky State Board of Nursing

312 Whittington Parkway, Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222
(502) 329-7000

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $110
License renewal (every two years), RN: $50

Louisiana State Board of Nursing

17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810
(225) 755-7500

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $142.50
License renewal, RN: $80-$105 depending on date or renewal

Maine State Board of Nursing

161 Capitol Street
158 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
(207) 287-1133

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $75
License renewal, RN (every two years): $75

Maryland State Board of Nursing

4140 Patterson Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21215
(410) 585-1900

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $100
License renewal (annual), RN: $73

Massachusetts State Board of Nursing

Board of Registration in Nursing
239 Causeway Street
Boston, MA 02114
(617) 973-0900 

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $230
License renewal (every two years), RN: $120

Michigan Board of Nursing

Ottawa Towers North
611 W. Ottawa, 4th Floor
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 373-9280

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $54
License renewal (every two years), RN: $60

Minnesota State Board of Nursing

2829 University Avenue SE
Suite 200
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 617-2270

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $115.50
License renewal (every two years), RN: $93.50

Mississippi State Board of Nursing

713 Pear Orchard Road, Suite 300
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601) 957-6300

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $100
License renewal (every two years), RN: $100

Missouri State Board of Nursing

3605 Missouri Blvd
P.O. Box 656
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0656
(573) 751-0293

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $45
License renewal (every two years), RN: $60

Montana State Board of Nursing

301 South Park
PO Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620-0513
(406) 841-2345 

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $200
License renewal (every two years), RN: $100

Nebraska Health and Human Services System

Dept. of Regulation & Licensure, Nursing Section
301 Centennial Mall South
Lincoln, NE 68509
(402) 471-3121

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $123
License renewal (every two years), RN: $123

Nevada State Board of Nursing

License Certification and Education
4220 S. Maryland Parkway
Suite B300
Las Vegas, NV 89119

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $100
License renewal (every two years), RN: $100

New Hampshire State Board of Nursing

21 South Fruit Street, Suite 16
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 271-2323 

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $120
License renewal (every two years), RN: $80

New Jersey State Board of Nursing

P.O. Box 45010
Newark, NJ 07101
(973) 504-6430

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $200
License renewal (every two years), RN: $120

New Mexico State Board of Nursing

6301 Indian School Road NE
Suite 710
Albuquerque, NM 87110
(505) 841-8340

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $110
License renewal (every two years), RN: $93

New York State Board of Nursing

State Education Building
89 Washington Avenue
2nd Floor West Wing
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-3817 Ext. 120

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $143
License renewal (every three years), RN: $50

North Carolina State Board of Nursing

4516 Lake Boone Trail
Raleigh, NC 27607
(919) 782-3211

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $75
License renewal (every two years), RN: $92

North Dakota State Board of Nursing

919 South 7th Street, Suite 504
Bismark, ND 58504
(701) 328-9777

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $110
License renewal (every two years), RN: $90

Ohio State Board of Nursing

17 South High Street, Suite 400
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 466-6940

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $75
License renewal: Not listed on web site

Oklahoma State Board of Nursing

2915 N. Classen Boulevard, Suite 524
Oklahoma City, OK 73106
(405) 962-1800

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $85
License renewal (every two years), RN: $75

Oregon State Board of Nursing

17938 SW Upper Boones Ferry Road
Portland, OR 97224-7012
(971) 673-0685

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $160
License renewal (every two years), RN: $145

Pennsylvania State Board of Nursing

PO Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
(717) 783-7142

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $35
License renewal (every two years), RN: $65; LPN: $60

Rhode Island State Board of Nursing

Department of Health
Three Capitol Hill
Providence, RI 02908
(401) 222-5960

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $135; LPN: $90
License renewal (every two years), RN: $135

South Carolina State Board of Nursing

Synergy Business Park
Kingstree Building
110 Centerview Drive
Columbia, SC 29210
(803) 896-4300 

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $90
License renewal (every two years), RN: $50

South Dakota State Board of Nursing

4305 South Louise Ave., Suite 201
Sioux Falls, SD 57106-3115
(605) 362-2760

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $100
License renewal, RN: $90

Tennessee State Board of Nursing

710 James Robertson Parkway
Nashville, TN 37243
(615) 741-3111

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $100
License renewal (every two years): RN: $100

Texas Board of Nurse Examiners

333 Guadalupe, Suite 3-460
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 305-7400

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $186
License renewal (every two years), RN: $70

Utah State Board of Nursing

Heber M. Wells Building
160 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 530-6701

Fees

Initial licensing fee, RN: $100
License renewal (every two years), RN: $58

Vermont State Board of Nursing

89 Main Street
3rd Floor
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
(802) 828-2396

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $90
License renewal (every two years), RN: $95

Virginia State Board of Nursing

Perimeter Center
9960 Maryland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, VA 23233-1463
(804) 367-4400

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $190
License renewal: Not listed on web site

Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission

Department of Health
PO Box 47890
Olympia, WA 98504-7864
(360) 236-4703

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $92
License renewal (annual), RN: $101

West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses

101 Dee Drive, Suite 102
Charleston, WV 25311
(304) 558-3596

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $51.50
License renewal (annual), RN: $65

Wisconsin Department of Regulation and Licensing

1400 E. Washington Avenue
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708
(608) 266-2112

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $90
License renewal (every two years), RN: $86

Wyoming State Board of Nursing

130 Hobbs Avenue, Suite B
Cheyenne, WY 82002
(307) 777-7601

Fees
Initial licensing fee, RN: $135
License renewal (every two years), RN: $110

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