The Washington DC Board of Nursing is located in Washington, DC. They don't participate in the nurse compact license so if you are going to travel to Washington, DC, you will need a Washington DC nursing license to work.
Washington DC is located between Virginia and Maryland, which are both compact license states and very easy to travel to from Washington DC. Many nurses will work in one or all areas at once with so many options available.
The website has an online application package (downloadable as a pdf file), renewal, verification, approved schools of nursing, newsletter, CEU's and an application to become a CEU provider, a monthly newsletter, education, educational courses and contact information.
The board handles the registration requirement for registered nurses (RN), licensed practical nurses (LPN), and advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, clinical nurse specialists and nurse practitioners and trained medication employees (TME).
Their mailing and physical address:
Department of Health
Health Professional Licensing Administration
Washington DC BON
717 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20005
to contact them by phone:
Phone: (877) 244-1689
To fax them:
Fax: (202) 727-8471
To email them directly:
DC Nursing Board
If you would like to become a Washington DC nurse, see Washington DC travel nursing jobs for all of the information you will need to receive your Washington DC nursing license.
There is so much to see and do in the US capitol. Yo will find many wonderful places to work and will never be bored after work. When you are ready to be a travel nurse in Washington D.C., fill out one of our applications to get started.
photo credit Michael Slonecker
What to do in Washington DC
History, culture, shopping and great restaurants are all within walking distance. Washington DC is an easy place to live and work. Many of the museums are free, the Universities are some of the best in the country and have constant activities going on.
You'll recognize half the city from TV and movies - DuPont Circle, Embassy Row, the monuments, Arlington National Cemetery, Lincoln Memorial, the White House and the Capitol Building are all sights not to be missed.