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To check a license, make sure that you:
You can check the following types of nursing licenses on the verification site:
If you have any difficulty navigating the search pages, call the Help Desk at (617) 973–0935. If you get a recorded message, please leave a detailed message.
To check a nurse's license registered with another Board of Nursing in the United States or its territories, vistit the Nursys verification report.
For help, call the Nursys license verification department at (312) 525–3600 or toll free at (866) 819–1700.
If additional information is needed to supplement your report, submit your request in writing to the Board’s office.
Direct all written requests to:
The Board of Registration in Nursing
Board of Registration in Nursing
239 Causeway St.
Suite 500, 5th Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02114
Prescriptive authority is not issued by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing. All Board authorized APRNs with prescriptive authority in Massachusetts are registered with the Massachusetts Drug Control Program (DCP). To request information, contact DCP at (617) 983-6700.
If you need written license verification or a certification of standing for a foreign country or an agency other than a state board of nursing, send a written request to the Board of Registration in Nursing's office with the required $15 fee for this service. The fee may be paid by personal check or money order, payable to the Commonwealth of MA.