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Apply for APRN authorization

You graduated from a program preparing you for practice as an APRN. You have successfully completed the certification process in one or more clinical categories (CNP, CNM, CRNA, PCNS, CNS). Now you can apply for Board authorization to practice.

Board of Registration in Nursing

The Details

What you need

You must provide proof of:


Name Fee Unit
APRN authorization fee $150 per application

How to apply

Professional Credential Services (PCS) to processes Advanced Practice Registered Nurse authorization applications for the Board. To apply for Board authorization:

  • Complete the Massachusetts APRN Authorization Application online
  • Request official transcript(s) from your educational program(s)
  • Request LPN, RN, or APRN verification from any and all jurisdictions that you hold or have ever held a nursing license

Request your transcript and verification documents to be sent to an agent at the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. Our agent must receive your documents from the primary source.

More info

Once we receive all of the required documents, we will examine them to make sure you supplied all necessary information.

We may require you to request additional written documentation from your educational program if your transcript does not reflect the Board’s educational requirements. We will contact you if this is the case.



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