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Renew your nursing license 

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.

Check a nursing license 

You can check the status of a nursing license in Massachusetts or by another state Board in the United States or its territories.

Print a verification of your nursing license 

You or your employer can verify and print licensure status by accessing the Board “Check a License” site.

Nursing Licenses 

Check, apply for, or renew a Massachusetts nursing license.

Nursing Education 

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.

Nursing Practice 

Resources about the nursing scope of practice in Massachusetts.

Board of Registration in Nursing Resources 

Resources for important Board information

Substance Abuse Rehabilitation Program (SARP) for Nurses 

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.

Board of Registration in Nursing Complaint Process 

How to file a complaint and what to do if a complaint is filed against you.