The Mission of the Idaho Board of Nursing is to regulate nursing practice and education for the purpose of safeguarding the public health, safety, and welfare


Apply for Licensure in Idaho

Step 1: Click on the link to the IDAHO NURSE PORTAL!

Step 2: Create an account
Step 3: Click the "Apply for License" link on the Dashboard to choose the type of Application you need
Step 4: Read the instructions, Complete the application and submit

If you have questions about the Nurse Portal, contact the Board office at: info@ibn.idaho.gov.



Idaho Board of Nursing 2018 Meeting Dates

January 18-19, 2018
April 19-20, 2018
July 26-27, 2018
November 1-2, 2018
November 16, 2018 (special meeting: 8:00 am - 11:00 am MST)

* View the agenda for the November 16, 2018 special meeting here.

Board meetings are open to the public and will be convened at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 424 E Park Center Blvd. in Boise unless otherwise announced.

Any information regarding matters to be brought before the Board for consideration or decision-making must be received in the Board office one month prior to the meeting date.


The APRN (Advanced Practice Registered Nurse)

Advisory Committee will hold its

quarterly meeting on Friday, October 19, 2018

at the Holiday Inn Express.

Please consult agenda for details.



The Program for Recovering Nurses Advisory

Committee (PRNAC) will hold its

quarterly meeting on Friday, October 12, 2018

at the Holiday Inn Boise Airport. 



  Thank you for participating in the Licensing Freedom Act Survey

The anonymous survey ended May 1, 2018. If you would like to talk to someone about the survey

Read the Board of Nursing Report

please contact Susan Odom: 208-577-2479




2015 Idaho Nursing Overview

The 2015 Idaho Nursing Overview, produced by the Idaho Department of Labor in collaboration with Idaho's higher education institutions with funding from the Idaho Board of Nursing, provides an overview of the nursing workforce in Idaho, focusing on nurse supply and demand and reported by a number of different variables.  Access the report on the IDOL website at:

 http://labor.idaho.gov/publications/nursingoverview2015.pdf


The Idaho Nursing Overview: An Interim Report (May 2017) is available at:

https://labor.idaho.gov/publications/NursingOverview2017.pdf


The Nursys licensure and disciplinary database is the repository of data provided directly from Idaho State Board of Nursing and is primary source equivalent. Information can be found at Nursys  https://www.nursys.com/LQC/LQCTerms.aspx