Beginning Monday, March 23, 2020, as a result of health and safety concerns due to the COVID-19 virus, the Division of Professional Registration and its boards, commissions, committees and offices will not accept walk-in visitors.Please contact the Missouri State Board of Nursing by email at
Please make sure you are registered at If you are registered in this system, you will receive notification when your license is renewed or issued.

COVID-19 Waivers

Waivers Related to Advanced Practice Registered Nurses 4-1-20

Notice of Proposed NLC Rulemaking

Please click here for more information.

The public may post comments here.

LPN Licenses Expire May 31, 2020

Renewal reminders will be emailed to LPNs on March 1, 2020. The email will direct you to renew at Update your contact information using this online form.

Our system will automatically email reminders again on April 1 and May 1, 2020. It takes 3-4 business days after your renewal is received before your license is renewed. You will not receive a license card. Go to and enroll yourself in e-Notify as a Nurse in order to receive notification when your license is actually renewed. As an added benefit, you will also receive license renewal reminders and notification of any changes to your license or discipline status by enrolling yourself in this free service.

The public, including employers, can verify your license at by clicking on LOOK UP A LICENSE on the QuickConfirm pane. This is a free service. Select QuickConfirm, which is the center pane.

No Grace Period to Renew

A nurse is required to renew 3 business days prior to the expiration date. Failure to do so may result in the license becoming lapsed, which requires the nurse to complete a reinstatement application, submit additional fees and submit to fingerprint background checks.

Name and/or Address Change Form

Online Name and Address Change Form

Request for Inactive License Status

Request for Inactive License Status

Request for Retired Nurse License Status

Request for Retired Nurse License Status

License Verification


Primary source equivalent: The Nursys licensure and disciplinary database is the repository of the data provided directly from Missouri State Board of Nursing and is primary source equivalent.

Click Here to Verify An Individual License using Nursys Licensure Quick Confirm.

Click Here to Verify A List Licenses and Receive Real Time Notifications using Nursys e-Notify.