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Application Wizard - Restricted Volunteer Licenses

Please choose one of the following:

I want to apply for a Restricted Volunteer Practical Nurse License

I want to apply for a Restricted Volunteer Registered Nurse License

I want to apply for a Restricted Volunteer Nurse Practitioner License

I have a Nurse Practitioner license and want to apply for Restricted Volunteer Prescriptive Authority

   

Registered Nurse and Licensed Practical Nurse - Restricted Volunteer  

Restricted volunteer license for registered or practical nurses.

Virginia Code §54.1-3011.01 - The Board may issue a restricted volunteer license to a registered or practical nurse who, within the past five years, held an unrestricted active license as a registered or practical nurse issued by the Board or another state, which was in good standing at the time the license expired or became inactive. A restricted volunteer license shall only be valid in the Commonwealth and shall not confer any multistate licensure privilege.

What you need in order to apply:

  • Within the last five years, you'll need to have held an unrestricted license as an RN or LPN in Virginia or another state that was in good standing at the time of expiration or inactivation; or hold an active license, volunteer restricted license or multi-state privilege license as an RN or LPN.
  • Evidence of license verification if you do not hold an active Virginia RN or LPN license.
  • Please read the application instructions carefully before proceeding with an application

Please fill out the Instructions and Application for Restricted Volunteer Nursing License, and follow the form's instructions to mail the application to:

Virginia Board of Nursing
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463

Nurse Practitioner - Restricted Volunteer  

Restricted volunteer license for Nurse Practitioners.

Virginia Code §54.1-2957.001 - The Board of Medicine and the Board of Nursing may jointly issue a restricted volunteer license to a nurse practitioner who (i) within the past five years held an unrestricted license as a nurse practitioner in the Commonwealth or nother state that was in good standing at the time the license expired or became inactive and (ii) holds an active license or a volunteer restricted license as a registered nurse or a multistate licensure privilege.

Note: A nurse practitioner holding a restricted volunteer license may obtain prescriptive authority pursuant to Virginia Code §54.1-2957.01.

What you need in order to apply:

  • Within the last five years, you'll need to have held an unrestricted license as an NP in Virginia or another state, that was in good standing at the time of expiration or inactivation.
  • Evidence of license verification if you do not hold an active Virginia RN or LPN license
  • Please read the application instructions carefully before proceeding with an application

Please fill out the Instructions and Application for Restricted Volunteer Nursing License, and follow the form's instructions to mail the application to:

Virginia Board of Nursing
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Henrico, Virginia 23233-1463

Virginia Board of Nursing
Jay P. Douglas, MSM, RN, CSAC, FRE, Executive Director
Louise Hershkowitz. CRNA, MSHA, President