Applications

ACCEPTANCE OF PAPER LICENSURE APPLICATIONS:

  • The deadline for the submission of paper applications for licensure is Friday, August 10, 2018. Thereafter, applicants for licensure will be able to submit their applications online via the Nurse Portal beginning Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 12pm.

The following applications are located on the Louisiana Nurse Portal: lsbn.boardsofnursing.org

  • Application for licensure by endorsement
  • Application for licensure by reinstatement
  • Application for endorsement permit
  • Application for disaster permit
  • Application for special healthcare event permit

You may also update your email or mailing address and request a name change, via the Nurse portal. 

Endorsements (certification of an applicant who is duly licensed as a registered nurse or advanced practice registered nurse in another state, territory, or country for licensure to practice as a registered nurse or advanced practice registered nurse in Louisiana).

Examination

Third Party Vendor Transcripts

Permits (Temporary permit to practice as a Registered Nurse or Advanced Practice Registered Nurse during a disaster or special event).

Reinstatement (reinstatement of a license which has lapsed, been suspended, inactivated, or retired)

Resources

Louisiana State Board of Nursing
17373 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70810

Phone:(225)755-7500
Fax:(225)755-7584
E-mail:lsbn@lsbn.state.la.us
Office Hours:8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

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