KBN Nurse Portal

For more information on the nurse portal, click the link below:

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Learn more about the application process for a Kentucky LPN, RN, SANE, APRN, SRNA, DT, or LCPM

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State and Federal Background Checks

Request your State and Federal Criminal Background Checks for KBN applications.

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KBN Current Announcements

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Online Validation

Verify the status of a license, credential or certification issued by the KBN.

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Application Status

To check the status of your current application, please log in to your nurse portal account.

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APRN Certification

How to provide proof of certification/recertification to KBN.

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Kentucky Alternative Recovery Effort

KARE assists nurses whose abilities are compromised by a Substance Use Disorder.

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Schedule an In-Person or Zoom Appointment

Learn more about scheduling an in-person or Zoom appointment with a KBN staff member.

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Meeting Dates

See a list of board and committee meeting dates.

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Nurse Licensure Compact

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