September 24, 2021

Due to the statewide “Crisis Standards of Care”, we are implementing a requirement for all Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses DOPL staff and customers to wear a mask and […]

August 17, 2021

The Idaho Board of Nursing is collaborating with stakeholders across the State to develop solutions to eliminate barriers and meet the immediate needs of Idaho residents. If you were previously […]

July 2, 2021

July 5th, 202. In observance of Independence Day, the Idaho Board of Nursing office will be closed on Monday, July 5, 2021.The office will re-open on Tuesday, July 6th, 2021 […]

June 17, 2021

Office Closure for Juneteenth: June 18, 2021 In observance of Juneteenth, the Idaho Board of Nursing office will be closed on Friday, June 18, 2021. The office will re-open on […]

May 27, 2021

Office Closure for Memorial Day May 31, 2021 In observance of Memorial Day, the Idaho Board of Nursing office will be closed on Monday, May 31, 2021. The office will […]

May 21, 2021

This construction affects the following agencies: Board of Accountancy Board of Nursing Board of Veterinary Medicine Division of Occupational and Professional Licenses Outfitters and Guides Licensing Board Directions for access […]

May 1, 2021

The 2021 RN and APRN renewal season begins in May 1, 2021 and concludes on August 31, 2021. Click Idaho Nurse Portal on the top right hand side of the […]

April 7, 2021

Licensure FAQs

March 1, 2021

As of March 1st our lobby is open for walk-in customer service.  Please remember to wear a mask and keep extra visitors to a minimum to help with distancing requirements. […]

February 12, 2021

The Idaho Board of Nursing office will be closed on Monday, February 15th for President’s Day. We reopen on Tuesday during normal business hours.

February 9, 2021

The Board of Nursing has made changes to their Philosophy & Position Statements. Updated Position Statements Ethics Position Statement Prescribing of Controlled Substances Guidance Statement Added two additional statements Education […]

September 11, 2020

The Idaho Board of Nursing will be taking these three (3) proposed rule changes to the 2021 Legislative Session. .04 Nurse Apprentice i. Completed application form provided by the Board, […]

September 3, 2020

Office closure on Monday September 7th for Labor Day. We will be open again on Tuesday for normal business hours. Thank you to all of our Idaho nurses. We appreciate […]

August 27, 2020

STATE OF IDAHO OFFICE OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL LAWRENCE WASDEN For Immediate Release August 27, 2020 Media Contact: Scott Graf 208-334-4112 Boise) – Attorney General Lawrence Wasden and the Idaho Board […]

August 25, 2020

The Board of Nursing’s office is closed to the public until October 1st. We are still working to ensure that APRNs, RNs, and LPNs are being licensed through the COVID-19 […]

August 10, 2020

We are excited to announce the launch of our new Strategic Plan. The Idaho Board of Nursing approved the use of this Strategic Plan at the July 30-31st Board Meeting. […]

July 17, 2020

The Idaho Board of Nursing July 17, 2020 Special Board Meeting has been cancelled due to technical difficulties. It has been rescheduled for July 21, 2020 at 12:00pm MST.

July 2, 2020

Assistance for Frontline Workers

June 24, 2020

Idaho was one of two states highlighted by NCSBN regarding the successful implementation of the Practice/Academic Partnership Model. This model is a collaborative effort between health care facilities and prelicensure […]

June 23, 2020

The Idaho Board of Nursing has adopted a Social Media Policy effective immediately. “Social Media” is a term commonly given to websites and online applications which allow users to interact […]

May 12, 2020

Nurses Day Proclamation Nurses Day Proclamation Video:

April 14, 2020

The Interstate Commission of Nurse Licensure Compact Administrators (ICNLCA) proposes uniform rules pursuant to Article VIII of the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC). The proposed rules are necessary to provide proper […]

March 30, 2020 Temporary License by Examination Allow senior nursing students to work with a temporary license beginning 30 days prior to scheduled graduation. Allow such temporary licenses to be extended beyond […]

March 27, 2020

In response to the Idaho State of Emergency declared by Governor Little on March 13, 2020; the Idaho Board of Nursing is collaborating with stakeholders across the state to develop […]

February 27, 2020

All renewal applications require attestation for continued competence requirements as of the 2020 LPN Renewal Season.

February 27, 2020

The 2020 LPN renewal season is June 1 – August 31, 2020.

January 2, 2020

The $25 fee for the temporary graduate nurse licensee application has been eliminated as of January 1, 2020.