The Mississippi Board of Nursing is a consumer agency with authority to regulate the practice of nursing.


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 MSBN Information 


Paper applications are no longer accepted by mail to the MS Board of Nursing. All applications are only accepted online through the Nurse Gateway. RN and APRN  late renewal will be January 1 - January 31, 2019.  Please log into your Nurse Gateway to renew your expired license.
2019 Substance Use Disorder Conference Registration Link
Office of Nursing Workforce- Mississippi Board of Nursing click the link below to register:
​ONW Job Posting
Are you Aware of what e-Notify can do for you?​
Please check your license using Quick Confirm at Also, enroll yourself as an individual in e-Notify at By enrolling into   Nursys e-Notify, you can take advantage of a quick, convenient and free way to keep up-to-date with your nursing licenses. You can receive licensure status updates, track license verifications for endorsement and manage multiple license expiration reminders. Keeping on top of your license can help you prevent any fraudulent licenses or certificates being issued in your name.

Memo Regarding Continuing Education Requirements for Nurses license in Mississippi:   
Proposed Administrative Code Part 2815:  Continuing Education has NOT yet become effective.  LPN’s and RN’s are NOT required by rule to complete continuing education at this time.  The Board will continue to provide future updates regarding Proposed Administrative Code Part 2815:  Continuing Education. 
APRNs shall continue to comply with statutory requirements for 40 hours (2 of which must be controlled substance) continuing education for licensure renewal, pursuant to Miss. Code Ann. Section 73-15-20 (4), for renewal cycle September 1, 2018- December 31, 2020.
Public Meeting Notice:

Mississippi Enacts Enhanced Nurse Licensure Compact  

Notice of Proposed NLC Rulemaking

Public comment:   

Administration and Management of Intravenous​  

CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain:   

Authorization Expanded to Qualified Certified Nurse Practitioners for the Prescribing of Buprenorphine to Treat Opioid Addiction  


Pharmacy Authorization to transition   

Notice of Proposed Rules & Regulations:  The following MS Board of Nursing Proposed Rules & Regulations have been posted to the Secretary of State’s Administrative Bulletin for public comment:
Title 30 Part 2801 - Forward                                                (Administrative Bulletin System No. 22700)​
Title 30 Part 2810 - Examinations & Licensure                 (Administrative Bulletin System No. 22703)
Title 30 Part 2815 - Continuing Education Reqmts          (Administrative Bulletin System No. 22701)        
Title 30 Part 2820 - Disciplinary Action                              (Administrative Bulletin System No. 22702)
Title 30 Part 2870-Definitions                                              (Administrative Bulletin System No.22805) 
The Administrative Bulletin may be found at the MS Secretary of State’s Website.  The MS Board of Nursing is located in TITLE 30.  A general “Agency Search” will yield ALL proposed Rules & Regulations.
NOTICE OF RULE CHANGE:  The Mississippi Board of Nursing has submitted a Final Rule Adoption (Part 2840:  Advanced Practice) to the Mississippi Secretary of State.  The Final Rule can be located on Mississippi Secretary of State's Administrative Bullen​, System No. 22833.
Under normal operation of the Administrative Procedures Act (APA), the effective date of the newly adopted Part 2840 - Advanced Practice is July 29, 2017. 
However, please be aware that the Board is likely subject to the oversight of the newly created Occupational Licensing Review Commission (OLRC).  Consequently, the OLRC may declare the amendments contained in Part 2840 – Advanced Practice are subject to the Commission’s review, thereby modifying the timeline of effectiveness of Part 2840 - Advanced Practice.
The Mississippi Board of Nursing will keep you apprised of any changes and/or updates regarding the effectiveness of Part 2840 - Advanced Practice.
CLICK HERE to access an “Agency Search” of the Administrative Bulletin.


Texas Disaster Voluntary Registry

Nurses wishing to volunteer may register with the Texas Department of State Health Services Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry at: Texas Disaster Volunteer Registry

The BON is not soliciting volunteers. If individuals or employers are seeking to bring in nurses from other non-Compact states, we will expedite temporary licenses by endorsement applications. Nurses from Compact states with current multistate compact licenses need not apply and may come to Texas to practice without application.(

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We appreciate all the thoughts and prayers you have for the hurricane victims, first responders and health care providers. These are stressful times in communities along the gulf. ​