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Nurse (RN, LPN, and APN)

The Board of Nursing issues licenses to registered nurses, practical nurses and advanced practice nurses.

The primary objective of the Delaware Board of Nursing is to protect the public health, safety and welfare. To meet this objective to safeguard life and health, the Board •develops standards for professional competency •promulgates rules and regulations •adjudicates complaints against professionals and, when necessary, imposes disciplinary sanctions.

More Information

https://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/nursing/index.shtml

Department: State

Division: Professional Regulation

Office: Board of Nursing

Term

Registered Nurse (RN) licenses expire on 2/28, 5/31, or 9/30 of odd years. Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) licenses expire on 2/28, 5/31, or 9/30 of odd years. Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) expire on 2/28 of even years.

Fee

https://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/nursinghomeadmin/fees.shtml

Application Form

https://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/nursing/forms.shtml

Renewal Form

https://dpronline.delaware.gov/MyLicense%20Enterprise/Login.aspx

Applicable Laws

http://delcode.delaware.gov/title24/c019/index.shtml

Applicable Rules and Regulations

http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/1900.shtml

Contact

Customer Service can be contacted by email at customerservice.dpr@state.de.us and by phone at 302-744-4500.

Registry of Licenses Search

https://dpronline.delaware.gov/mylicense%20weblookup/Search.aspx

Notice

This search covers most of the frequently requested licenses, certifications, registrations, and filings that the State of Delaware requires. However, this is not a fully exhaustive list of every possible requirement. Please consult with the appropriate state agencies to find out if there are additional requirements you must fulfill.

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