North Carolina Board of Nursing


Nurse Gateway

Nurse Gateway

Nursing Gateway

The Nurse Gateway provides Nurses and Nurse Aide II's a single portal to manage licenses and listings; allows access to printable documents, change of address along with many more features. The Nurse Gateway is used to submit all license and listing applications including Advance Practice approvals.

Once enrolled, your Nurse Gateway gives you access to:

  • APRN Applications
  • CRNA Application
  • Endorsement Application
  • Exam Application
  • LiveScan/CBC Application
  • Renewal/Reinstatement Application
  • View information on all of your nursing licenses, nurse aide listing and Advanced Practice approvals and all pending applications
  • Inactive Request
  • Retired Request
  • Name Change
  • Address Change
  • Compact License information for APRN Approval

You will need to create a Username and Password to access your information and applications.

Note: If you have already created a Username and Password, you will only need to log in.

Steps for Registering on Nurse Gateway:

  1. Click on Enroll Now.
  2. Enter your name, date of birth and social security number.
  3. After you enter the information, you will be prompted to create a Username and Password.
  4. A confirmation page will be shown when you have completed the registration.
Note: Please keep your Username and Password in a secure location as you will need this information to access your Gateway profile.

Steps for Accessing your Renewal Application or to Request Inactive / Retired Status:

  1. Log onto the Nurse Gateway with your Username and Password.
  2. Select the "Expiring Soon!" tile. Click on Renewal/Reinstatement, Request Inactive Status or Request Retired Status.
  3. Select Continue at the bottom of the page to access the Application.
  4. Enter all required information, pay the required fee and then submit. No fee required for Inactive Status.
Note: To report issues, contact In your message, please include your complete name along with your license number and license type.

Computer Requirements and Conditions:

  • Printer along with Adobe Reader
  • Your browser must be set to accept cookies
  • Pop-up blockers disabled or temporarily allow pop ups for this application
  • Have Javascript enabled
  • Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher or equivalent Netscape/Firefox with compatibility mode activated
  • Compatibility with Apple computers is NOT guaranteed
WARNING: For security reasons, be sure to exit this application when you have completed using the Nurse Gateway. The North Carolina Board of Nursing cannot be held responsible for unauthorized access to the information you have entered in the browser if you do not exit this application.

Continue to Nurse Gateway:

Review the Terms and Conditions listed above and click "I Agree" to continue your application process.

I agree to the terms and conditions