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Indiana State Board of Nursing

NOTICE: We do not confirm receipt of items as they are received.

Please allow 4-6 weeks for review of applications and documentation. Upon review of application and additional documentation, you will be notified by email of any missing items.

You may also log onto your MyLicense account to view updates as they are processed. Allow 4-6 weeks for processing of submitted items. Items are processed in the order they are received.

Applicants are responsible for reviewing the application information for their license type for a full list of requirements. Application information for all licenses can be found in the Board's Licensing Information section.  Status updates for new applications will not be provided over the phone.

For information on how to renew your license, including how to create an Access Indiana account, or to review other online services available please visit our Online Services FAQ page.

If you would like to review more information regarding your profession's renewal such as expiration dates, reviewing paper documents, changing your licensure status, and more then please visit the Nursing Renewal Information Page. Practitioners will be responsible for filing their own renewal information and ensuring its accuracy.

Nurse Licensure Compact Information:

The Indiana State Board of Nursing is pleased to announce that on July 1, 2020, Indiana fully implemented the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC).

Nurses are now able to apply for their compact license in Indiana . The NLC allows for registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to have one license which will allow them to practice in both their home state and other states participating in the NLC.

For more information about the NLC and instructions on how to apply, please visit PLA's Nurse Licensure Compact page.

License Information

Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse
Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools
Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC)
Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
Controlled Substance Registration (CSR)
Nurse Midwife
Collaborative Practice Agreement Cover Sheet- Updates or changes to agreements may be emailed to CPA2@pla.in.gov
Sample Collaborative Practice Agreement
Application for Indiana Controlled Substances Registration (CSR) for Practitioners
Criminal Background Check Information
Renewal Information
Renewal Documents
Verification of Out of State Licensure Form
Fee Schedule


Compliance Page
Continuing Education Requirements
Compliance Employer Report Form
Indiana Professionals Recovery Program (IPRP)


Nursing Education and Nursing Program Information
Program Closure Application Process - MedTech and ITT
Certificates of Completion:Date Standards
Nursing Focus Magazine

Additional Resources

Statutes and Rules
Frequently Asked Questions
National Council of State Boards of Nursing
Name & Address Change Instructions

Board Information

Nursing Board Members
Board Meeting Information
Agendas and Minutes
Electronic Meeting Policy

Consumer Information

Consumer Complaint Process

Staff Information

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Attn: Indiana State Board of Nursing
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Alyssa Servies, Board Director

Pre-Licensure Staff
Marianna Kassenbrock, Assistant Director of Pre-Licensure

Toni Herron, R.N., Education Compliance Officer
Lisa Chapman, Litigation Coordinator
Rebecca Tinsley, Litigation Specialist
Ashlee Gentry, Compliance Officer

Staff Phone: 317-234-2043
Staff Email: pla2@pla.in.gov