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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 18. Professional And Occupational Licensing
Agency 90. Board of Nursing
Chapter 19. Regulations Governing the Practice of Nursing

FORMS (18VAC90-19).

Registered Nurse - Licensure by examination:

Application for initial licensure as a registered nurse by examination available online at

Checklist Instructions Examination Application (rev. 6/2020)

Checklist Instructions Repeat Examination Application (rev. 11/2019)

Registered Nurse - License by endorsement:

Application for initial licensure as a registered nurse by endorsement available online at

Checklist Instructions Endorsement Application (rev. 3/2020)

Registered Nurse - Reinstatement:

Application for reinstatement of licensure as a registered nurse available online at

Checklist Instructions Reinstatement Application (rev. 8/2018)

Checklist Instructions for Reinstatement Application Following Suspension or Revocation (rev. 5/2018)

Request to Change License Status: Inactive to Active for RN & LPN (rev. 7/2019)

Clinical nurse specialist:

Application for registration or reinstatement as a clinical nurse specialist, available online at

Checklist Instructions for Reinstatement Application: Clinical Nurse Specialist Registration (rev. 5/2018)


Declaration of Primary State of Residence Form Under the Nurse Licensure Compact (rev. 4/2020)

Instructions for Registration for Volunteer Nursing Practice (rev. 8/2018)

Checklist Instructions Application for Restricted Volunteer License (rev. 8/2018)

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