License Verification


Our systems are currently being updated for the Nurse Licensure Compact.  As a result, some licensure information may not be up-to-date.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  You may verify current nursing licensure information via the Nursys Quick Confirm service and/or register for Nursys e-Notify on 

Nursys® Verification

Nursys® is the only national database for licensure verification for registered nurses (RNs), licensed practical/vocational nurses (LPNs) and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs). Nursys®, a 24/7 nationwide database for verification of nurse licensure and discipline, will make licensure verification immediately available to the board of nursing where an individual is applying for licensure.


License Status Verification

License Status Verification is available online, or written request for verification may be submitted to the Board office. License status verification will include the following information:

  • Kansas license number
  • Date of issue and expiration
  • Legal and/or disciplinary action (if any)

Instant access verification is for organizations or facilities that require a small number of verification searches and are NOT current KANN Check Subscribers. Instant Access is freely available to anyone in the public including nurses who wish to check the status of their own licensure. Verification is obtained INSTANTLY via KSBN’s web-based verification system.

Written Request

Written requests cost $30 per verification.

APRN, CGFNS, or NNAS verification, have to be processed by paper. Please provide contact name, contact information, and the fee. Submit requests to:

Kansas State Board of Nursing
Attn: License Verification
900 SW Jackson, Suite 1051
Topeka, KS 66612

Upon receipt of the written request, verification will be completed by the Kansas State Board of Nursing and returned directly to the requestor. For questions regarding License Status Verification contact the Licensing Department of the Board at 785-296-4929. Please allow 7-10 days for processing of written requests.