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.

Workforce Data Requirements

All nurses licensed in Washington State must provide Workforce Data.

  • We use this data to help plan for our state nursing needs and improve healthcare.
  • We don’t see individual responses, only summarized information.

First time licensed in Washington requirements:

Once you’ve received your license number, you must complete 2 surveys in order:

  1. Nursing Commission Workforce survey (do this one 1st)
  2. Nursys® e-Notify survey (do this one 2nd)

Renewing or Reactivating your Washington license:

When you renew your license, you must complete 2 surveys in order:

  1. Nursing Commission Workforce survey (do this one 1st). You only need to complete this survey one time.
     
  2. Nursys® e-Notify survey (do this one 2nd). Every year when you renew your license, you must review and update your information as needed.

Information and instructions on how to complete the new workforce data requirement (PDF).