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Online License Renewals


Welcome to the Louisiana State Board of Nursing's Online Renewal System. You will find the link to the application below. The accepted forms of payment are by Visa, American Express, Master Card, and Discover credit cards. If you want to renew both your APRN and RN license click the Registered Nurse Renewal link and it will take you through both renewal applications. You must already have a renewed RN license in order to use the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Renewal Application. At the completion of the renewal application you will be presented with a receipt page which should be printed as proof of payment. You will also be sent a receipt to your email address on record. Please make sure we have your current email address. You may update your email address by visiting the My Profile section of the website. You will be able to verify your license online within 30 minutes of the completion of your online renewal application.

All Louisiana licensed Registered Nurses (RNs), except those issued their initial Louisiana RN license during 2013, must be in compliance with LSBN nursing continuing educational (CE) requirements for renewal/relicensure prior to renewing their license for 2014. For complete information regarding RN CE requirements click here.

If you are a licensed Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN), please click here for information regarding renewal/relicensure requirements.

If you mark yes to any one of the disciplinary questions you will have 60 days from the completion of this online application to provide any/all information, documents, records, reports, evidence, and/or items as requested by the Board/Board staff or else your RN License shall be subject to immediate invalidation with change of status to inactive license and practice as a Registered Nurse will no longer be legal. Furthermore, falsification of this application constitutes a violation of the Nurse Practice Act and is subject to disciplinary action.

If you have any problems or questions about the renewal process you can contact the board at (225)755-7500.

If licensee (RN and APRN) has been deployed for at least six (6) months military service this calendar year for the United States or any of its allies, he/she may request a refund of their renewal fees. Licensee will be reimbursed after submitting a written request for refund to LSBN along with the following three (3) documents: 1) Military photo ID; 2) copy of deployment records; and 3) copy of the final receipt/payment page which will be available at the end of the on-line renewal process. Please scan all three documents and submit by email along with request for "active duty military refund" to email: verifications@lsbn.state.la.us. You may also submit the request/documents by fax to (225) 755-7581, please include a cover sheet indicating "active duty military refund request". ** Request for military refunds and supporting documents must be received at LSBN no later than midnight (Central Standard Time) March 1, 2014 **

Please make sure your email address is up to date as an email will be sent to your email address on record at the completion of your renewal. You may update your email address at the My Profile section of the website.

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Registered Nurse Renewal Application

Advance Practice Registered Nurse Renewal Application