Board of Nursing

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Board Function
The Board of Nursing, hereafter referred to as the Board, is charged with protection of the health, safety, and welfare of Delaware's citizens by establishing rules and regulations for the licensure and practice of professional and practical nursing. The Board issues licenses by examination and endorsement, evaluates and approves nursing educational programs, conducts hearings, and imposes disciplinary sanctions, when deemed necessary. (24 Del. C., Chapter 19, § 1901-1926)

Contact Information

Send comments and/or questions to the Information Center at Include your daytime phone number in your email message.

The Information Center can be reached at (302) 744-4500. Hours of operation are Monday - Friday, 8:15 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. The BON is closed on state holidays.

Instate (Delaware) Toll Free Directory/Delaware Helpline at (800) 464-4357
Out-of-State, call (800) 273-9500

Mailing Address
Division of Professional Regulation
Cannon Building, Suite 203
861 Silver Lake Blvd.
Dover, Delaware 19904

Applications and forms are available as links on the State of Delaware's Board of Nursing website.