Board of Nursing

Memorial Day

Offices will be closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25, 2015.

RN Renewal Information

RN licenses expired April 30, 2015. There is no grace period for practice. If your license expired April 30, 2015, you cannot practice nursing or hold a position where you use your nursing knowledge until you renew your license. You can renew by paper renewal until May 30, 2015. You can request a paper renewal form by completing this form and mailing or faxing it to our office.

It takes up to five business days to renew a license. You will not be issued a new wallet-sized card when your license is renewed. To verify your renewal, you need to click on Search QuickConfirm at Once you find your record in this system, you have the option of downloading a report that you can save or print. This report can be retained in your records and/or given to your employer as evidence of license renewal. To prevent late renewal in the future, we recommend that you enroll yourself as an individual in e-Notify at If you do that, you will receive an electronic reminder 30 days before your license expires.

Veterans - learn about reimbursement for your licensing examination fees.

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Missouri Health Professionals Registry

The Department of Health and Senior Services recently launched the online version of its Missouri Health Professionals Registry. The registry will help to improve Missouri's health care system for nurses and patients across the state. Your input will allow the state to learn where nurses and other health professionals are practicing in Missouri today and where the need will be tomorrow. The registry will also help reveal education and resource needs of Missouri nurses so that you can continue to grow in your careers. The Board of Nursing encourages you to register today!

License Suspension Due to Tax Compliance Law 324.010, RSMo

All persons applying for or renewing licenses with the Division of Professional Registration are required to have paid all state income taxes, and to have filed all necessary state income tax returns for the preceding three years. Discipline (including suspension due to the tax compliance law) may be found on each individual's record using the Licensee Search link located above or by searching at