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License Status Verification for Compact States

To change your primary state of residence or verify a license in a compact state, contact the appropriate individual from the list below. This list is provided by:


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Verification Contacts as of Tuesday, August 26, 2008

 

ARIZONA : To verify an Arizona license, please visit our website at www.azbn.gov or call (602) 889-5240 to use the automated voice response system. The automated voice response system will provide licensure verification using a Social Security Number.

ARKANSAS : To verify an Arkansas license over the phone, interstate compact states may contact Margie Brauer at 501-686-2708 or mbrauer@arsbn.org (first) or call our telephone voice response system at 501-682-2200. This automated system will provide licensure verification using a license number.

COLORADO :

DELAWARE :

IDAHO :
To verify an Idaho license, call our interactive voice response system (IVR) and Select 1 to use the automated system. Follow the prompts. You can also call the Board directly by calling the main number (208) 334-3110 and pressing ‘0’ when the message begins.

IOWA : To verify an Iowa license, call the main telephone line at 515.281.3255.
The Automated Network of Nurse Information will provide licensure verification from a license number.

KENTUCKY :

MAINE : To verify Maine license status, you may access on web: http://www.maine.gov/boardofnursing/ . Click on Licensing and Renewals then click on Check Maine License Status Online. You may also telephone 207-287-1133, push 3 to bypass menu. Anyone who answers the phone should be able to assist the caller. For e-mail purposes, you may e-mail Linda Elliot at: linda.f.elliot@maine.gov

MARYLAND :   Maryland licenses should be verified at www.mbon.org. Concerns about a verification should be forwarded to Sally Reier at 410 595-2040.  Licenses are marked compact or state only.

MISSISSIPPI : Barbara Robison, Brobison@state.ms.us, 601.944.4832

NEBRASKA : Stephanie Kasten, stephanie.kasten@hhss.ne.gov

NEW HAMPSHIRE : To verify a New Hampshire license, visit our website at http://www.state.nh.us/nursing. Click on On-line license verification.

NEW MEXICO : To verify a NM license over the phone, call 505/841/8340. Follow the prompt for verification of licensure. Licenses may also be verified on our website at www.state.nm.us/nursing, click on licensure/certificate status. You will need to enter a name, license number or SSN.

NORTH CAROLINA : The NC verification information system includes a statement when the licensee has the multistate privilege to practice by virtue of NC being his/her primary state of residence. To access this verification information you need the SSN or certificate number of the licensee. Verify status via the website at www.ncbon.org or via the automated telephone system at 919-881-2272. If further information is needed, contact Barbara Nelson at 919-782-3211 ext. 268

NORTH DAKOTA : To verify a North Dakota license, please call Julie Schwan at 701-328-9779 or e-mail her at jschwan@ndbon.org

SOUTH CAROLINA: Licensee look-up is on SC web page that is used when official verification seal of board not needed (consumers & other public use when checking a status), found at https://verify.llronline.com/LicLookup/; SC also has on-line verification where licensee can pay, w/ credit card or electronic check, to have verification w/ seal sent to another board (we did this for all boards in our area except Nursing as we were anticipating joining compact).  Verification is also available through request to Board office. 

SOUTH DAKOTA : To verify a South Dakota license over the phone, please call Linnae Soldatke at 605-362-2760, e-mail Linnae.Soldatke@state.sd.us or call Lois Steensma at 605-362-2764, e-mail Lois.Steensma@state.sd.us

TENNESSEE : To verify a license in Tennessee go to www.tennessee.gov/health, click on verification. For phone verification call 1-888-310-4650. There is no fee for either service.

TEXAS : Mark Majek is contact for verifications 512/305-6801 e-mail: mark.majek@bne.state.tx.us

UTAH : To verify a Utah license please call Shirlene Kimball (801) 530-6736, skimball@utah.gov, lglasker@utah.gov, and pvogeler@utah.gov. Call any of them and they can verify licensure over the phone. We do flex time, so if you are using e-mail, please e-mail at least two people.

VIRGINIA : The VA verification information system includes a statement when the licensee has a multistate privilege to practice by virtue of VA being his primary state of residence. To access this verification information you need the SSN or license number of the licensee. Verify status via the website at www.dhp.virginia.org or via the automated telephone system at 804 6627636. If further information is needed, contact Charlotte Creed 804 662 9946.

WISCONSIN : ON-LINE VERIFICATIONS are available from the WI Department of Regulation and Licensing's website at http://drl.wi.gov. Just click on "License Lookup" for detail information. The verifications are consistent with the standards of the JCAHO and NCQA. You are able to print directly from our website. If you need further assistance please call 608.266.2112.