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.
Division: Professional Regulation
Office: Board of Nursing
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.
Applicable Rules and Regulations
Registry of Licenses Search
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.