Nurse Gateway

Request Name or Address Change

All applications MUST be submitted online. No exceptions.

This section is provided for a North Carolina licensed nurse to submit a request for a name or address change. Completion will change your name or address in the North Carolina Board of Nursing records.

In accordance with the Nurse Licensure Compact, change of address may affect the practice privilege for your North Carolina nursing license.

Access the Name Change Application or Address Change Application located under My Profile on the Nurse Gateway.

Submit legal documentation* supporting your name change to the North Carolina Board of Nursing.

*Examples of a supporting legal documentation include:
  • Social Security Card
  • Court Record
  • Birth Certificate
  • Marriage License
  • Driver's License
  • Voter Registration
  • Federal Income Tax Return

Do not submit the original document

Mailing address:

Customer Service
North Carolina Board of Nursing
P.O. Box 2129
Raleigh NC 27602-2129

: (919) 781-9461
Attn. Customer Service

Allow 5-10 business days from the date you submitted your request for processing.

Create a Username and Password to access your information and applications. If you have already created a Username and Password, you will only need to log in to your profile. Please keep your Username and Password in a secure location as you will need this information to access your Nurse Gateway profile.
For security reasons, please logout and exit your web browser when you are finished accessing services that require authentication. 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.

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