Oklahoma Board Of Nursing Licensure Verification

Oklahoma Board Of Nursing Licensure Verification

If you are a consumer and have questions regarding your healthcare rights or the status of a licensed health care professional, please contact the Oklahoma Board of Nursing at 405-521-2991 or email [email protected]

This web site is a secure, collaborative environment for health care professionals and consumers to view the status of a licensed health care professional.

This web site is a secure, collaborative environment for health care professionals and consumers to view the status of a licensed health care professional.

It is important that you understand how this web site works:

  • All data provided by the Oklahoma Board of Nursing, including the information you submit when applying for licensure or renewal, is considered confidential and protected from release to third parties or other governmental agencies. This information may be used only by authorized persons within the Board of Nursing for purposes related to your application or licensure status. Your personal information will not be released unless required by law or court order.
  • This website is intended only for use in making inquiries about nursing license/renewal applications submitted through this portal (i.e., via online submission) and does not apply if you contact us directly at any other time outside normal business hours (Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM). If you need assistance immediately after hours or on weekends call 405-271-7280 between 8am and 4pm Monday through Friday only .

The information on the website is collected from various sources including, but not limited to, regulatory agencies, educational institutions and licensing authorities.

The information on the website is collected from various sources including, but not limited to, regulatory agencies, educational institutions and licensing authorities.

Licensing agencies constantly update their information. If you want to know if a nurse has been disciplined or found guilty of any crimes, contact your local Oklahoma Board of Nursing office directly. The information on this site is updated regularly. However, it may not be up-to-date in all cases. If a nurse has been disciplined or convicted of a crime recently (within two years), you should call your state’s nursing board directly for more current information about that person’s license status

A license status of “active” denotes a current license that has not been subject to disciplinary action by the Board of Nursing or has not expired.

An active license status denotes a current license that has not been subject to disciplinary action by the Board of Nursing or has not expired.

A license holder’s name is removed from the active list if:

  • The licensee has voluntarily relinquished, lapsed or suspended his/her license by the Board of Nursing or the licensee.
  • The Board revoked or suspended his/her nursing license.

A license status of “inactive” denotes a current license that has been voluntarily relinquished, lapsed or suspended by the Board of Nursing or the licensee.

A license status of “inactive” denotes a current license that has been voluntarily relinquished, lapsed or suspended by the Board of Nursing or the licensee.

Inactive licenses may be reinstated by submitting a completed INACTIVE REINSTATEMENT APPLICATION. If you are interested in reinstatement, please contact the Oklahoma Board of Nursing at:

Oklahoma State Department of Health

Board of Nursing

1000 Northeast 10th Street – Suite 230

Oklahoma City, OK 73117-1299

A license status of “expired” denotes that a license was not renewed on or before the expiration date of the license.

A license status of “expired” denotes that a license was not renewed on or before the expiration date of the license. The Board will send a notice to all licensed nurses prior to their expiration date and also make efforts through other means such as press releases and local media outlets to inform them of their upcoming expiration dates.

A nurse may renew an expired license by submitting all required renewal materials, paying all required fees, completing the Board’s continuing education requirement for re-licensure and meeting any other requirements set forth by law. Please refer to our website for current information about your individual situation at: http://www.okhighered.org/nursing/.

A license status of “null and void” denotes that a license was issued erroneously and therefore never existed legally.

A license status of “null and void” denotes that a license was issued erroneously and therefore never existed legally. This happened because the applicant submitted false information, failed to meet the requirements for licensure, or did not meet all deadlines in the application process. It is important to note that even if your nursing license was revoked due to criminal activity, you may be eligible for reinstatement after a period of time has passed (usually five years).

All data contained in this system is confidential and proprietary and is available only for approved business purposes.

Licensed nurses have public records that can be viewed by anyone at any time

Licensed nurses have public records that can be viewed by anyone at any time. You can see if a nurse is licensed or not, active or not, in good standing or not, on probation or not.

This post has presented some of the things you need to know about the Oklahoma Board of Nursing. It is important that you stay up to date on current events and regulations as they apply to your profession so that you do not run into any issues with licensure or enforcement actions by law enforcement agencies.

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