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REVISED ANNOUNCEMENT FOR APRNS REGARDING DEA RENEWAL APPLICATIONS

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Starting January 2017, DEA will no longer send its second renewal notification by mail. Instead, an electronic reminder to renew will be sent to the email address associated with the DEA registration.

At this time, DEA will otherwise retain its current policy and procedures with respect to renewal and reinstatement of registration. This policy is as follows:

  • If a renewal application is submitted in a timely manner prior to expiration, the registrant may continue operations, authorized by the registration, beyond the expiration date until final action is taken on the application.
  • DEA allows the reinstatement of an expired registration for one calendar month after the expiration date. If the registration is not renewed within that calendar month, an application for a new DEA registration will be required.
  • Regardless of whether a registration is reinstated within the calendar month after expiration, federal law prohibits the handling of controlled substances or List 1 chemicals for any period of time under an expired registration.

DEA Form 224a – Retail Pharmacy, Hospital/Clinic, Practitioner, Teaching Institution, or Mid-Level Practitioner

New Applications Online
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DEA Form 224 – Retail Pharmacy, Hospital/Clinic, Practitioner, Teaching Institution, or Mid-Level Practitioner


The Kentucky Board of Nursing is an agency of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, governed by the Nurse Practice Act. The Board is a separate and distinct entity from any professional association.

Our job is to protect public health and welfare by developing and enforcing state laws governing the safe practice of nursing.

The Board is self-supporting through fees assessed for professional licensure. The agency receives no general fund tax appropriation. 


Directions

For directions to the Kentucky Board of Nursing's physical location, please click here.

Apply for Licensure Online

APPLICATION FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE
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  • by Examination (initial licensure),
  • by Reinstatement, or
  • by Endorsement (licensure from another state board)
For more information, see Apply for a License.
It is not the practice of KBN to release NCLEX results to another board of nursing.

License/Application Lookup

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For more information, see Apply for a License.
PRIMARY SOURCE VERIFICATION: The KBN website is considered primary source verification and is actually the preferred method of licensure validation. Both JCAHO and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office of the Inspector General, consider verification through the website as evidence of licensure. 
KBN does primary source verification of an initial applicant's nursing education.  See 201 KAR 20:056201 KAR 20:070 and 201 KAR 20:110

Nursing Leadership Programs

For information on Nursing Leadership Programs, please click here.

NOTES

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To determine the status of your RN, LPN and/or APRN Nursing Application, please click here.


For upcoming Board, Committee & other meetings, please click here.


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Kentucky Board of Nursing Operating Information

 

Kentucky Board of Nursing
312 Whittington Pky
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222
Phone: 502-429-3300
or 1-800-305-2042

Fax:  502-429-3311

Office Hours:
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

KBN Office Closed:  

07/04/17 (Independence Day)

09/04/17 (Labor Day​)

11/10/17 (Veterans Day)

Please be advised that the Board office may be closed on occasions of severe weather and may be unable to provide specific notice of the closing. All online activities are available unless otherwise noted.

 

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