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Contact us about nurse licensing, practice, discipline, and research in Washington state related to:

  • Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners (ARNP)
  • Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)
  • Nursing Technicians (NTEC)
  • Registered Nurses (RN)

And for Nursing Assistant education only. 

For all other health professions contact the Washington State Department of Health (DOH).

Our contact information

We're available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Document mailing address

Send documents, forms, and general correspondence. (Don't send payments):

      Board of Nursing
      111 Israel Road SE
      PO Box 47864
      Olympia, WA 98504

Payment mailing address

To mail payments and fees use this address to avoid processing delays:

      WABON Licensing
      PO Box 1099
      Olympia, WA 98507-1099

Contact specific departments

Compliance, Investigation, and Legal

  • Fax: 360-236-3204


For education related questions and information:


For all licensing related questions, issues, and information:


For all nurse practice questions, issues, and information:

Office Hours and Locations

The customer service counter in Tumwater offers help with health systems licensing. 

     Town Center 2
     111 Israel Rd S.E.
     Tumwater, WA 98501

Counter hours: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday

Closed for State Holidays

Our offices and phones and closed in observance of all state holidays.


  • January 1 (Monday) – New Year's Day
  • January 15 (Monday) – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
  • February 19 (Monday) – Presidents' Day
  • May 27 (Monday) – Memorial Day
  • June 19 (Wednesday)  Juneteenth
  • July 4 (Thursday) – Independence Day
  • September 2 (Monday) – Labor Day
  • November 11 (Monday) – Veterans Day
  • November 28 (Thursday) – Thanksgiving
  • November 29 (Friday) – Native American Heritage Day​
  • December 25 (Wednesday) – Christmas Day