West Virginia Board of Nursing

The Mountain State

The West Virginia Board of Nursing is in Charleston, West Virginia. They don't participate in the nurse compact license. If you plan to travel to West Virginia, you will need a West Virginia nursing license.


Their website has an online application, licensing, renewal, verification, contact information, forms, laws, regulations, nurse practice act and education. WV requires fingerprinting for licensure.

WV RN Board
101 Dee Drive
Suite 102
Charleston, WV 25311-1620

Phone: (304) 558-3596 or 877-743-NURS (6877)
Fax: (304) 558-3666
Email: rnboard@state.wv.us
WV Board of Nursing

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Things to do in West Virginia

West Virginia is the perfect place to enjoy the glorious outdoors and follow the Applachian trail. With fantastic National Parks, you can hike, bike or white water raft your way though the state.

They even have sights to see underground! Try the Seneca Caverns or the Exhibition Coal mine - which gives you a fantastic hands on look at what was West Virginia's biggest industry.

In the winter West Virginia is fantastic for all types of winter sports.

Whether it’s dining above a beautiful mountain vista or grabbing something on the go, there’s a lot of gorgeous food in West Virginia.




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