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ALERT:  A new OSBN online licensing system will launch on Monday, October 10.  The current licensing system will be deactivated at 3 pm Friday, September 30.  Any new or renewal application in the current system that has not been paid for and submitted by that time will be deactivated.  If your unfinished application is deactivated, you may create a new user account and begin a new application once the new system goes live.  No applications will be accepted, and no licenses will be issued during the migration period of Sept. 30 – Oct. 10.
License Processing Update and Top Three Licensing Questions of the Week
Visit the OSBN Proposed Administrative Rules page for information on how to testify at upcoming rule hearings, participate in upcoming rule advisory committees (RACs) or other task forces, or listen to board meetings.
Regarding COVID-19:  As of April 1, 2022, the Oregon State Board of Nursing stopped issuing emergency authorizations to practice.  Any existing emergency authorizations expired at 7 a.m. July 1, 2022.  Options for post Emergency Authorization staffing are described here.