Additional Licensure Support

KBN does not issue license cards. Newly licensed nurses will receive an email notification that includes their license number and expiration date.


NOTICE:  All applicants for RN and LPN licensure by endorsement, examination, and reinstatement of a Kentucky license that has been lapsed for one year or more are required to pass a jurisprudence examination. 

Click on a link below to access:

APRN Collaborative Agreement Forms

NOTE:  When submitting the Notification of a CAPA-CS form to KBN you must provide a copy of your DEA license when received.   

Application Status

Address/Email/Name Change - RN, LPN, APRN, SANE

Address/Email/Name Change - State Registered Nurse Aides

Jurisprudence Examination

Certificates for Framing

Retiring a License

Voluntary Relinquishment of a License or Credential

How to Obtain State and Federal Background Checks

How to Report Misdemeanors and/or Felonies

Click here for more information on reporting criminal convictions.

How to Verify a Kentucky Nursing License to another State Board of Nursing

How to Verify a Kentucky Nursing License to an entity other than a Board of Nursing

How to Verify a Kentucky APRN License to another State Board of Nursing

  • There is not a fee for the APRN verification.  This information is sent via speed memo through the Nursys system, directly to the board of nursing requesting the verification information.  All boards of nursing have access to the Nursys system even if they are not a member.  Contact the APRN Licensure Coordinator with the following information:
    • Name of APRN
    • License # of APRN
    • State in which to send APRN Verification information

For more information about APRN Licensure, please contact our APRN Coordinator by phone at (502) 271-9759 or click here to be taken to the contact page.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​