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Kathleen R. Weinberg, MSN, RN, Executive Director


Reactivation of a license from inactive status for RNs and LPNs is available Online at IBON Online Services - Choose My Licenses," then click "Reactivate a License."  This is the preferred method.  When you complete the reactivation application online, a packet with required documents will be automatically mailed to your address of record.  A reactivated license is issued for two years, plus the number of months to the birth month, to return the licensee to the three-year license cycle by birth month. 

You must follow the detailed reactivation instructions provided in the link below:

Licensing Status:

Before calling the board office, please check the status of your application through IBON Online Services.

You may contact the reactivation staff at 515.281.3264 with questions.

Updated 2/8/2023