Below are the primary license renewal and continuing education requirements for nurses licensed in North Dakota. Please visit the North Dakota Board of Nursing CE page for more information on continuing education requirements.
RN: 12 contact hours every 2 years
LPN: 12 contact hours every 2 years
APRN: 12 contact hours every 2 years (APRNs authorized to prescribe are required to take 15 contact hours in pharmacology. These contact hours may fulfill the nursing renewal continuing education requirement.
Incredible Health offers ANCC-accredited continuing education courses for nurses in all 50 states, 100% free and online. The North Dakota Board of Nursing accepts courses that are ANCC accredited.
Additionally, North Dakota is a nursing compact state, which allows nurses to hold multi-state licenses.
Steps to renew your North Dakota nursing license
- Verify the status of your license
Visit the Verification page to confirm your license.
- Complete your North Dakota nursing continuing education requirements before your license expires
You can complete your nursing CEUs online, on your schedule, and 100% free with Incredible Health.
- Go to the North Dakota Board of Nursing to enter your renewal application
Visit the Renewal Information page for specific requirements. North Dakota is a compact state. If your Primary State of Residency is in another compact state do not apply for licensure in North Dakota unless you are declaring North Dakota as your Primary State of Residency.
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North Dakota Board of Nursing
Phone: (701) 328-9777
Fax: (701) 328-9785
ND Board of Nursing
919 S 7th Street
Bismarck, ND 58504
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