About NCSBN

NCSBN is a not-for-profit organization whose U.S. members include the nursing regulatory bodies in the 50 states, the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories.

40+years of regulatory excellence

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Annual Reports

Learn details about the organization's performance and activities by year.

Communications Library

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News Update

NCSBN Award Ceremony to Honor Outstanding Nurse Regulators

Posted 1/8/2020

Nominations are now open for NCSBN's annual awards ceremony. The ceremony recognizes the organization's dedicated & exceptional membership & guests.

News Release

Alabama Implements the Nurse Licensure Compact

Posted 12/30/2019
On Jan. 1, 2020, Alabama will join 31 other states in implementing the NLC, which allows for RNs and LPN/VNs, whose primary state of residence is in an NLC state, to hold one multistate license, with the authority to practice in person or via telehealth, in both their home state and other NLC states.