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Kathleen R. Weinberg, MSN, RN, Executive Director

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The Iowa Board of Nursing requests that licensees and the public use the board's IBON Online Services to verify license status, change address, renew an active license, check the status of an application in process or apply for initial license.

Questions About



  • ​RN or LPN renewal application
  • RN or LPN reactivation application​
  • ARNP renewal
  • Foreign educated nurse application
  • License verification

Phone: 515.281.3264

Verification Email:

  • Name/address changes
  • Inactive status

Phone: 515.725.3388

  • Application for licensure by examination

Phone: 515.281.6488

  • Endorsement application
  • ARNP initial application

Phone: 515.281.4827

  • Continuing education rules
  • Continuing education provider rules
  • Special approval of continuing education courses

Phone: 515.201.2509

  • Continuing education audits

Phone: 515.281.8258

Audit Fax: 515.725.1107

  • Scope of nursing practice in Iowa
  • Formal nursing education in Iowa

Phone: 515.326.4400

  • Nurse Licensure Compact Agreement (Multistate license)
  • NCLEX accommodations

Phone: 515.281.5535

  • Disciplinary issues
  • Sanctioned cases

Phone: 515.281.6472

  • News You Can Use
  • Facebook questions

Phone: 515.802.7691

  • Request a roster 
  • Report a problem with this website

Phone: 515.281.5899

  • For technical difficulties with IBON Online Services system