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Advanced Practice RN (APRN) Applications

Renewal (Sep. 15 - Oct. 31)

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Verify a License


As required by the Kentucky Board of Nursing’s (KBN)) state website provider, Kentucky Interactive (KI), the KBN has changed the Basic License Validation procedure on our website. We are now required to use a “CAPTCHA” (Telling Humans and Computers Apart Automatically) to verify that our users are human and not “robot” internet users. KBN was notified by KI that a high volume of intentional random contacts attempted to gain entry into the database, necessitating the addition of CAPTCHA

We are continuing to explore options such as creating user accounts with KI that would allow individuals or facilities to access the Board's online validation system without having to use a CAPTCHA. The user account will allow you to sign into the system directly to continue Basic License Validation. This account will be free of charge.

Until this process can be defined, and if you experience issues, please contact Carlos Luna, Operations Manager, at KI by phone at 502-875-3733 or email

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Primary Source Verification


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.  


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System Maintenance

Regular system maintenance is performed from 9 p.m. Saturday through 4 a.m. Sunday. If you encounter a break in service during this time period, please try again at another time.

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