End of COVID-19 Emergency Orders and State of Emergency by October 31

On Sept. 8, Gov. Jay Inslee announced the upcoming rescission of all remaining COVID-19 emergency proclamations and state of emergency by Oct. 31.

Washington State Nurse Licensing

In Licensing we work together to guide nursing applicants and nurses through licensing and renewal.

We process all license applications and renewals for:

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

Note: We don’t process applications for Nursing Assistants. The Department of Health (DOH) does.

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