Department of State: Division of Professional Regulation: Board of Nursing

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Board of Nursing


(302) 744-4500
(302) 739-2711
Mailing address:
Cannon Building,
Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, DE 19904

BOARD FUNCTION: The Board of Nursing, hereafter referred to as the Board, is charged with protection of the health, safety, and welfare of Delaware's citizens by establishing rules and regulations for the licensure and practice of professional and practical nursing. The Board issues licenses by examination and endorsement, evaluates and approves nursing educational programs, conducts hearings, and imposes disciplinary sanctions, when deemed necessary. (24 Del. C., Chapter 19, § 1901-1926)

FREQUENCY OF MEETINGS: The Board of Nursing holds a regular business meeting on the second Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m., with the exception of August and December. Board disciplinary hearings are scheduled for the third Wednesday of the month as needed. All meetings are held in the second floor conference room A of the Cannon Building, 861 Silver Lake Boulevard, in Dover. Hearings are open to the general public.

To assure consideration of your license application at the next meeting, the Board office must receive all of these items no later than 4:30 PM ten full working days before the meeting date:

  • Completed, signed and notarized application form
  • Fee payment, and
  • All required supporting documentation (see “License Requirements” on the menu to your left).


Last Updated: Wednesday, 16-May-2012 15:46:02 EDT
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