Contact Information


4140 Patterson Avenue 
Baltimore, Maryland, 21215-2254
The Board's office is on the Home Depot side of the Reisterstown Road Plaza Mall, behind Burlington Coat Factory. The Nurses division is above the loading docks on the upper level. The Nursing Assistants division is on the lower level to the right of the loading docks. Click for directions​.
Hours of Operation
​​​Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and F​riday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday from 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

State Holidays
The Board will be closed for business on the state holidays listed on the Department of Budget & Management website. The Board will re-open the following business day.

​Contacting Us

Main Office Phone Numbers  

RN/LPN Main Telephone Number​​410-585-1900
RN/LPN Toll-Free N​umber
RN/​LPN Renewal Desk410-585-1900
RN/LPN Fax Number410-358-3530
Nursing Assistant ​Certification Main Number410-585-1900
Nursing Assistant Toll-Free Number877-847-0626
Nursing Assistant Renewal Desk:410-585-1900
Nursing Assistant Fax Number410-764-8042


Department E-mail Addresses

When Coming to the Office to Renew Your License / Certification

We do not accept cash. Acceptable forms of payment are as follows:
RN / LPN / Advanced Practice Renewal
Personal checks, money orders, Visa and MasterCard credit or debit cards will be accepted. You will be required to have a valid photo ID or drivers license when renewing in person.
Nursing Assistant Renewal
The Nursing Assistant Certification division accepts Visa or MasterCard credit/or debit cards, money orders or certified checks ONLY. You will be required to have a valid photo ID or drivers license when renewing in person.

Fee Schedule

Please see the Fee schedule for the current listing of application fees.

Licensure Applications

The Board is asking for your cooperation in facilitating processing of renewal and other licensure applications. We are using forms designed to be scanned into an imaging system to process paper applications. These applications can not be reproduced correctly by your average printer or photocopier. The following licensure applications are NOT available for download. If you need one of these applications sent to you, click on the application type below.
Nurses (RN & LPN)Nursing AssistantsMedication Technicians


​Clicking on the above application type will  send us an e-mail requesting that application. Include your full name and mailing address in the e-mail. Exam applicants should include the name of the school attended for RN/LPN training. Endorsement applicants should list all states where you are currently licensed and the original state of licensure. 

Please follow the instructions included with your application carefully to assist us in processing your application in a timely manner.​​​​​    


updated 11/01/2021​


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