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Verification Disclaimer

The North Carolina Board of Nursing’s License Verification web page is a free service intended to provide information regarding Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, Nurse Aide II, Advanced Practice Nurses for the practice of nursing in the State of North Carolina. Verification also includes Medication Aide Registered Nurse Instructors in the State of North Carolina. While the Board strives to provide accurate and reliable information, the Board does not warrant the accuracy of every item of information provided online and accepts no liability for damages of any kind resulting from reliance on this information.

North Carolina Board of Nursing has made every effort to make the domain accessible to every user. Information provided on the web page is real-time.

The North Carolina Board of Nursing certifies that it maintains the information for the license verification function of this website and considers it to be a secure, primary source for license verification for North Carolina licensees. It is the same information the North Carolina Board of Nursing provides through other means and is true and complete to the best of our knowledge. Users must print the confirmation for proof of verification.

As a user of this website, you are waiving any and all rights you may have against this Board and any of its officers, members, or employees arising out of use of and/or reliance on this information.

Licensure Verification Services for:
  • Registered Nurse (Permanent, Temporary, or Permit)
  • Licensed Practical Nurse (Permanent, Temporary, or Permit)
  • Nurse Aide II
  • Nurse Practitioner (Permanent or Permit)
  • Certified Nurse Midwife (Permanent or Permit)
  • Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (Permanent or Permit)
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist (Permanent or Permit)

Verification of a Compact license is provided by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing via NURSYS .

Want to receive license expiration and status updates for your nurses? For yourself? As an Institution, you can enroll your entire nurse list and e-Notify will send regular updates of changes to licenses. As a nurse, you can sign up to receive license expiration reminders and status updates via email or SMS for all your licenses.

Nursys e-Notify

Verification Requirements

You must have either a valid License Number or Listing Number (for Nurse Aide II) or Social Security Number or you may search by name. Disciplinary documents are available as part of the licensure verification profile for Board actions taken effective November 1, 2006. Depending upon your browser type and version and your monitor resolution, you may need to scroll down to view or enter information.

Verify a License

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