Your RN license and APRN authorization expires at 11:59PM on your birthday in even numbered years. Your LPN licenses expires at 11:59PM on your birthday in odd numbered years.
You can check the status of a nursing license in Massachusetts or by another state Board in the United States or its territories.
You or your employer can verify and print licensure status by accessing the Board “Check a License” site.
Check, apply for, or renew a Massachusetts nursing license.
The Board of Registration in Nursing approves all Massachusetts prelicensure nursing programs, maintains statistics about nursing programs, and provides resources for students, faculty, and program administrators.
Resources about the nursing scope of practice in Massachusetts.
Resources for important Board information
If you are a nurse with a substance use disorder, SARP is an alternative to discipline rehabilitation program that monitors your ongoing recovery so you can return to safe nursing practice.
How to file a complaint and what to do if a complaint is filed against you.